Ronald D. Hines, 73, of Milan, Illinois, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at his home.
Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory under the direction of Cremation Society of the Quad Cities. Private burial will be in Rose Lawn Memorial Estate, Moline. Memorials may be made to the family.
A lifelong resident of Milan, Ronald Douglas Hines was born February 19, 1944, to William and Polly Howard Hines. He married Ilah Mae Beaston on March 14, 1964, in Rock Island. She died July 24, 2005. He was a pipefitter for John Deere Cylinder Division for 43 years, retiring in 2007. He was the Coyne Center Co-op water superintendent for 50 years, and a Coyne Center Fire Department volunteer for 50 years. He loved spending time with his great-grandchildren, and enjoyed motorcycles, his truck, and his yard.
Ron is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Ronald Jr. and Sally Hines of Milan; his granddaughter, Brittany Dickinson, and her children Ryan and Lily. He was preceded in death by his wife, one brother and four sisters.