Edward (Eddie) Patrick HinesJuly 5, 2017
Edward Patrick Hines
February 29, 1936 – July 5, 2017
On Wednesday, July 5, 2017, Eddie Hines of Drayton Valley passed away peacefully at the age of 81 years.
Eddie leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 55 years, Verna, two sons; Ken (Vlada), Shane (Nettie), two daughters; Shirley (Scott) Davidson, Shauna (Doran) Schmidt, eight grandchildren; Kirill, Connor, Daisy (Blair) Gillman, Heather, Hailey, Eric, Nick, Kassie, three great grandchildren; Rogue, Torin, Scotlyn, one brother George, two sisters; Christina Arnold and Sylvia Lindskog, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives, many good friends and neighbours.
Eddie was predeceased by his parents Ed and Daisy Hines, two brothers; Dan and Tom, one sister Rose Bradley and her husband Fred, nephews Tim and Kirk Urchyshyn, sister in law Clara Pequin, his mother and father in law Pearl and Clarence Shewfelt,, and lifelong friend Fred Tschigeal.
Eddie Hines was a Pioneer of Violet Grove. He was a lifelong farmer and long time bus driver. Eddie was well known for his love of children, old cars, travelling with his family and friends, and his love of practical jokes. He will be remembered for the patience that he held, not only for the people around him, but also for the animals and environment that he nurtured.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the MacKenzie Centre, Drayton Valley with Interment to follow at Riverview Cemetery.
If friends so desire memorial donations may be made to Drayton Valley Health Services Foundation, 4550 Madsen Ave., Drayton Valley, AB. T7A 1N8