Donald Hines

Obituary of Donald Vance Hines

Donald Vance Hines, 71, of Reedsville, passed away Thursday, April 29, 2021 at home.

Don was born in Petersburg, WV on June 16, 1949, a son of the late Vance and Ethel (Vance) Hines.

He worked construction and was a member of the Laborers Local Union #379 for many years and was a member of the Mill Chapel United Brethren in Christ Church. He adored his grandchildren and loved hunting, fishing, gardening and mowing grass. Don was always willing to lend a helping hand.

Don is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Debora Ruth (Shaffer) Hines; a son, Steven Shaffer and Melanie of Albright; a daughter, Erica D. Hastings and Alex of Reedsville; five grandchildren, Reagan Hastings, Coleton Hastings, Cody Shaffer, Haley Shaffer and Faith Shaffer; three brothers, Pete Hines and Nellie of Petersburg, Joe Hines of Dorcas, WV and Roger Hines and Johnnie of Cobb, GA; a sister Jean Halterman of La Mesa, CA; a brother in law, David Shaffer and Shawn Shaughnessy of Winter Garden, FL and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Leon Hines; a sister, Ann Hardy and a brother in law, Roger Shaffer.

Friends may call at the Mill Chapel United Brethren in Christ Church on Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 4 to 8 p.m. and from 1:30pm until the 2:30pm service time on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at the church with Pastor Marshall Woods and Pastor David Kisamore officiating. Burial will follow in the Arthurdale Cemetery.

Due to COVID-19, safety precautions will be taken, the social distancing 6-foot rule will be honored and all guests, whose health allows, are to wear a mask.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Don's memory to the WVU Children's Hospital Child Life Unit, 1 Medical Center Drive, Morgantown, WV 26506 or

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A Memorial Tree was planted for Donald
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