Larry Wayne Hines was born October 16, 1945 to Galen and Gladys (Frazier) Hines in Knoxville, Iowa. He passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the VA Central IA Healthcare System in Des Moines, IA.
Larry served in the United States Army for 6 years. He married Ruth Ann Crook on October 26, 1963 and with this union came 5 children: Marvin (Cathy) Hines, Judi (Dan) Smith, Tammy Hines (Chris Harris), Todd (Becky) Hines and Nicole (Johnny) Vairo. He will be remembered for his love of animals, always pulling pranks, his jokes, his interest of fishing and the tremendous amount of love he had for his grandchildren.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, brother, Tommy; and son-in-law, Dan. He will be missed by his wife of 52 years, Ruth Ann Hines; his children; 15 grandchildren, Gary, Chrystal, Danny, Mary Elizabeth, Cassandra, David, Madison, Mikaila, Cera, Brandyn, Faith, Hope, Amber, Daniel and Trina; 7 great-grandchildren, Noah, Nathan, Hunter, Connor, Blake, Zack and Ashlynn; 3 sisters, Geraldine (John) Wheeler, Linda Kirby and Brenda (Kenny) Timmins; 2 brothers, Galen Jr. (Donna) Hines and Gary (Shirley) Hines; along with many nieces, nephews and friends.
A visitation will be held 6-7 p.m., Tuesday, May 17 at Brooks Funeral Care, 7975 University Blvd., Clive, IA. A service will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 18 at the same location followed by interment at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery.