James V. Hines
James Vernon Hines, 85, of Elkton, MD, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, October 15, 2016. Born in Elkton on July 17, 1931, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary Plant Hines.
A U.S. Navy veteran, Mr. Hines had worked at General Motors Corporation, Wilmington, DE, retiring after 30 years, and had been a member of Elkton Police Department. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved the outdoors. His hobby was carving and painting ducks, geese and many other wild birds.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Geneva Hines; daughter, Brenda Pope Philhower and husband, Clifford, Elkton, MD; granddaughters Elicia and Danielle Philhower; niece Denise Wright, nephews Shirley Mahala and Richard Simmons, Jr.; great nieces Johann Meva and Kathy Jo and Elizabeth Miller and great nephews Randy and Richard Simmons III. He is also survived by sistersin-law Louise Simmons and Beulah Allen and brotherin-law Floyd Pope as well as many other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Hines was preceded in death by all of his siblings, Ann Seward, Mary Lockerman, Agnes Mainus, and Frank and Patrick Hines as well as brothersin-law, Richard Simmons, Sr., Omery Pope, Roy Pope and Lloyd Allen, and niece, Kathy Hardin.
Funeral service will be held 11 AM, Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton St., Elkton, where visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Interment with military honors will follow in Gilpin Manor Memorial Park, Appleton Road, Elkton.