Scott ‘Scooter or Scooby’ Allen Greenwood Haines
Oct. 15, 1981 — Jan. 17, 2019
Scott “Scooter or Scooby” Allen Greenwood Haines, 37, of Elkhart, Indiana, died peacefully Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.
He was born Oct. 15, 1981, in Elkhart, the youngest of four children to Charles Haines, Sr. and Sheila Greenwood.
Scooter was a truck driver for N&M Transfer Company. He served honorably in the Marine Corps and the Army National Guard. He served multiple tours of duty in Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation New Dawn. He earned numerous awards and decorations during his time in service.
Scooter was an all-around great person. His mother best described him as sweet, caring, and brave. He was a hard worker with a can-do attitude and inherited his father’s passion for mechanics and trucks. He regularly worked on his trucks in his father’s garage alongside his dad, big brother, Chucky, and younger cousins. He made a positive impact on everyone he knew. Family was most important to him. He loved to laugh and share stories with his friends and family. He also enjoyed watching movies with his Uncle Jeff, mother, and big brother Tony. He had a soft spot for animals and enjoyed his cats. He was an avid sports fan who loved a good game of golf, and was loyal to the “Blue.” The Michigan Wolverines were his favorite team.
Scooter was an organ and tissue donor which brings his family comfort knowing that he will be helping others.
Scooter will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his mother, Sheila Greenwood, of Elkhart; father, Charles Haines, Sr. of Cassopolis; sister, Carla Greenwood, of Elkhart; brother, Charles Haines, Jr. and Anthony Greenwood, both of Elkhart; girlfriend, Aunnean Hearington, of Buchanan; stepdaughter, Alex Hearington, of Elkhart; stepson, Jeffrey Hearington, of Kentucky; three grandchildren; maternal grandmother, Geraldine Haines, of Cassopolis; uncles, Jeff Greenwood, of Elkhart, Robert (Vicky) Greenwood, of Cassopolis, David (Rose) Haines Sr., of Crossville, Tennessee; and one aunt, Cindy Haines, of Cassopolis; six nieces and nephews; cousins, Deimetrius Lanier, of Columbus, Ohio, Natasha Lanier, of Augusta, Georgia, David Haines II, of Houston, Texas, ReLonda (Bill) Williams, of Smyrna, Georgia, Brandon Beathea, of Cassopolis, Jerry (Arielle) Beathea, of Mishawaka, Indiana, Jerron Beathea of Cassopolis; and a host of second cousins; and best friend Matt Martin, of Niles.
Scooter was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Lillian and Charles Greenwood and paternal grandfather, Forrest Haines.
Family and friends will gather from noon until time of service at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, in Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, 202 North Broadway St., Cassopolis.
Mr. Greenwood Haines remains will be laid to rest in Reames and Norton Cemetery, Cassopolis.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis. Please share a memory or a message online: wagnercares.com.