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Royal Hines

Mar 03 1928 - Aug 08 2010

Our beloved husband, father, brother, step-father, father-in-law, uncle, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, Royal Hines, passed into the arms of his Lord on Sunday, August 8, 2010. Roy was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris (nee Morgan), parents James and Mary (nee McGarrah), and step-daughter Becky, but is survived by wife Barbara, daughter Sherri, son Corbin and his wife Natalie, their children Emma, Eric and Claire; two brothers, Larry Jack and Chester V. Hines and their wives, children and grandchildren, three stepsons and their wives and children, seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Born March 3, 1928 in McKinney, Texas, Roy attended Texas A&M University, then received his bachelor’s degree from SMU but was always so proud to be an “Aggie.” He served in the U.S. Army and worked 39 years for Southwestern Bell, retiring 1986. A dedicated 32nd degree Master Mason, Roy taught countless new members the principles of Freemasonry. He was a member of Richardson Masonic Lodge #1214, as well as Scottish Rite and York Rite. He was also a faithful member and Past patron of Richardson Chapter 921 Order of the Eastern Star. Services will be Thursday, August 12, 2010, 4:00pm at Arapaho United Methodist Church in Richardson. Friends are invited to visit the family prior to the service, beginning at 3:00pm. Reception to follow Memorial at the church. Private interment will be held on Friday morning at 10am.
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