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Rossie Dale Haynes, Sr.

September 4, 1945 ~ September 11, 2017 (age 72)

ROSSIE DALE HAYNES, SR. – Mr. Rossie Haynes went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Monday, September 11, 2017, at his home in Fair Bluff.  He was born on September 4, 1945 to Roscoe Haynes and his wife, Emma Turbeville Haynes. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Rossie was a lifelong member of Cherry Grove Baptist Church where he served faithfully as a Deacon, Building and Grounds Committee Member, Finance Committee Member, Cherry Grove Brotherhood and Memorial Day Service Chairman.  In addition, he served as a Boy Scout Troop Leader.  He was a fertilizer dealer and lifetime farmer.  Rossie attended Campbell College until he was drafted into the Army to serve a two-year tour of duty in Vietnam before returning to Campbell College. As a result of his service to his country he received the Army Commendation Medal and was awarded a Purple Heart. 

He loved his family dearly and leaves to cherish years of wonderful memories, his wife, Donna Marie Collins Haynes of the home, Rossie Dale Haynes, Jr. of Cerro Gordo and Amanda Marie Haynes DuBose (Holden) of Clinton. He was especially proud of his grandchildren, Rossie Dale Haynes, III (Ross), Hinson Collins Haynes, Charles Holden DuBose IV (Jack) and Emma Woodside DuBose. In addition, he leaves behind his siblings, Tommy Haynes (Miriam), Fronnie Gill, Barbara Enzor (Bill), Marilyn Floyd (Jimmy) and Diantha Vaught (Billy), as well as, a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. He also leaves behind special family members, Kathy Waddell Lewis (Archie), Michael Waddell (Amy) and Leigh Waddell Brown (Mark).

The family will receive friends during visitation at Meares Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. A celebration service commemorating his life will be held Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Cherry Grove Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m. with Dr. Ray Lundy and Rusty Davis officiating.  Burial will be conducted in Powell Cemetery, Fair Bluff, N.C. 28439.

Meares Funeral Home in Fair Bluff is handling the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Cherry Grove Baptist Church, 9833 Swamp Fox Highway West, Cerro Gordo, N.C. 28430.

 Service Information

September 13, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Meares Funeral Home
795 Main Street
Fairbluff, NC 28439

Funeral Service
September 14, 2017

11:00 AM
Cherry Grove Baptist Church
9833 Swamp Fox Hwy. West
Cerro Gordo, North Carolina 28430

Interment following funeral service
September 14, 2017

Powell Cemetery
696 Causey Road
Fair Bluff, NC 28439

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