Ocean City Today

Young Hines

Nov 09, 2017

printed 11/10/2017


Retired CW4 Young Hines, age 84, passed away suddenly, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, surrounded by family members at his home.

He was born Feb. 4, 1933, to Sims Hines and Nelle Bell Jones Hines in Barbour County, Alabama.

After finishing high school at Van Buren High School in Eufaula, Alabama, he joined the Army. After his tour of duty, he matriculated to Alabama State College (now Alabama State University) earning a Bachelor of Science Degree followed by a Master’s Degree plus 60 hours in Secondary Education/Counseling.

Young retired from Christiana School District in Delaware as an educator with 30 years, and the United States Army as a chief warrant office 4 with 36 years of active and reserved duties.

Young was responsible for resurrecting the Democratic Club of Worcester County, Maryland, and served as president of the new formed club; other Democratic clubs were spin-offs. He served on Atlantic General Hospital board and currently was serving as Hospitality chair for three services at Community Church at Ocean Pines, United Methodist Church.

He leaves to mourn special memories, his wife, Ethel; daughter, Sherry (Reginald); grandsons, Regi (Kimberly) Cooper and Jay Cooper; sister, Mattie Jackson; sister-in-laws, Gabriella Elise Ambers and Clara Hines; a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

In lieu of flowers, you can make a monetary contribution to Community Church at Ocean Pines, United Methodist Church, Hospitality Fund in Young’s honor. Thank you, his family.

Service were at Community Church at Ocean Pines in Berlin on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Visitation and Celebration of Life Service with a reception followed in Family Life Center of Community Church at Ocean Pines.

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