Funeral services for Dennis Hines will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at Vanetia Baptist Church. Brother Lee Weiler will officiate. Interment will follow the services at Vanetia Visitation will be held on Friday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. Mr. Hines passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022, at his residence in Spring.
Dennis Hines was born in Hearne on Dec. 13, 1951, but grew up in the South Houston area where he graduated from J. Frank Dobie High School. He married his high school sweetheart, Becky, on Oct.16, 1971, while she was a senior in high school, and he got a kick out of writing her excuses for missing school as well as signing her report cards. The couple H ines soon moved to the Hines family old home place in Vanetia where they built a new home and raised three boys. Mr. Hines remained in Vanetia for 41 years before moving to Spring to be closer to his youngest son and near medical facilities. Dennis worked for Nucor until he became medically disabled. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gun and coin collecting and gun and knife making. Mr. Hines was a member of the Oak Ridge Baptist Church in Spring.
He is survived by his wife, Becky Hines of Spring; two sons, Travis Hines and wife Cameron of College Station, and Jerrod Hines and wife Meredith of Spring; seven grandchildren, Haley Hines, Tara Hines, Dalton Hines, Cooper Collins, Brooke Hines, Alexa Hines, and Colt Hines; one sister, Jeanette Duke and husband Jerry of Marquez; his sister-in-law, Pamela Carlisle of Teague; his brother-in-law, Larry Baker of Dickinson; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mr. Hines was preceded in death by one son, Jimmy Hines; his father, Van Hines; and his mother, Mable Hines-Cash-Madden.
Those who wish may visit www.bowersfuneralhome. net to sign the memorial guestbook or leave a message for the family.