Karl Leo Hines Jr.

April 26, 1941 ~ July 16, 2019 (age 78)


Karl Leo Hines Jr., 78 of Polk passed away Tuesday July 16, 2019

at UH Samaritan Medical Center.  He was born April 26, 1941

“AD” in Lodi the son of Karl Leo and Opal Virginia Messmore

Hines Sr.

He was a 1959 graduate of Polk High School and specialized in

farm drainage, known as the “Ditch Doctor.”  Karl was an avid

Harley man, a hard worker and a lifetime member of the NRA.

He is survived by his wife, Rosanne DiMaggio Hines, to whom

he was married August 11, 1964, three children, Karla (Joel) Kirtland-Schweyer of Ashland,

Michael A. (Gayle) Hines of Mansfield and Paula (Phil) Miller of Millersburg, eight grandchildren,

Jessica Schweyer, Kayla Kirtland, Brent Schweyer and James Kirtland III, Ashley Hines, Jacob Hines,

Lauryn (Mike) Kirkpatrick and Wyatt Miller, two great-grandchildren, Aiden James and Leo Philip

Kirkpatrick, and a sister, Karen (Bob) Coffman of Hayesville.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John Hines.

Services will be 11:00 AM Monday July 22, 2019 at Truth Baptist Church 12457 North Elyria Road

West Salem, OH with Pastor Brad Ingram officiating.  Burial will be in Polk Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9-11 AM Monday before the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Truth Baptist Church Missions Fund.

Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville assisted the family with arrangements.

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July 22, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Truth Baptist Church
West Salem, Ohio 44287

Funeral Service
July 22, 2019

11:00 AM
Truth Baptist Church
West Salem, Ohio 44287

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