William R. “Bill” Hines

Medora | Sunday, November 16 2014

William R. “Bill” Hines, 72, passed away at 3:20pm on Sunday, November 16, 2014, at his sister’s residence in Brighton. He was born on August 20, 1942, in Virden, Illinois the son of the late Russell and Violet (Throne) Hines. He married the former Betty Wallace on August 16, 1964, and she preceded him in death in 1993. Survivors include one son: William Douglas Hines of Medora, two grandchildren: Jared Hines and Carly Hines both of Medora, three sisters and two brothers in law: Marjorie Allen of Caulfield, Missouri, Evelyn and Franklin Graham of Brighton, Delores and George Collins of Brighton, four brothers and sisters in law: Glen “Buck” and Rosie Hines of Carlinville, Delbert and Brenda Hines of Medora, Ronald and Terry Hines of Medora, Keith and Julie Hines of Medora, several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and other extended family and friends.

He was formerly employed at Schnider Seed and was a longtime farmer. He loved hunting and fishing.

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was he preceded in death by a brother in law: Kenneth Allen, a nephew: Randy Allen, and a niece: Jamie Hines.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to the family.

Online guestbook available at

Obit Provided By:
Pitchford Funeral Home

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