Richard Hines, of Berrien Springs

Nov. 15, 1926 — March 22, 2016

Richard Hines, 89, of Berrien Springs passed away March 22, 2016, after a long illness. Mr. Hines was born in Chicago Nov. 15, 1926, to Raymond and Elizabeth Hines.

Richard Hines

Richard Hines

He is a Navy veteran of World War II and a retired masonry contractor. His back-to-back brick fireplaces are still in use at the 1839 Courthouse Museum complex in Berrien Springs.

Mr. Hines was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Robert and Raymond, one grandson, and a great-granddaughter.

He is survived by his wife Ramona, sons Mitch, Chad (Mary) and Dr. Richard (Rosalie), all of Berrien Springs, along with two grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Berrien Center Bible Church, 8830 M-140, Berrien Center MI 49102, or to Fernwood Botanical Garden, 13988 Range Line Road, Niles MI 49085.

The family will gather for a time of remembrance at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family in care of Allred Funeral Home, 212 S. Main St., Berrien Springs, MI 49103.

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