Born September 8, 1923, in Smith County, he is the son of the Late Dan Cress “D.C.” Bains and Mattie Agnes Robinson Bains. He was a 1941 graduate of Carthage High School, and was a member of Rome Church of Christ. He served in the United States Marines during World War II, and was a lifelong farmer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Bell Ray, and a brother, Dan Edwin Bains.
He is survived by his wife of sixty six years, Loneta Chaffin Bains; two children: Pam (Tom) Billington and Phillip (Joyce) Bains; sister, Sue (Ray) Collins; four grandchildren: Kristina (Daniel) Kirby, James Daniel Bains, Susan (Jeremy) Reeder, and Julianne (John) Thomason; great grandchildren: Brayden Thomas Kirby, Kendall Paige Bains, Austin Louis Kirby, Bains Hill Thomason, Boone Franklin Thomason, and Hannah Elaine Reeder.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Thursday, October 25, 2018, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Stan Stevenson and Freddie Clayton officiating. Interment will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery at Tuckers Cross Roads. Visitation Wednesday 2–8 PM and Thursday after 11 AM at Ligon & Bobo.
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