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Harold "Doc" Frederick Haines
Dr. Harold “Doc” Frederick Haines Jr., 87 of Taylorville passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 11:21 p.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. He was born on July 2, 1930 in Chicago, IL the son of Dr. Harold and Mildred Haines Sr. He married Delmarie Smith on April 21, 1957 in Saybrook, IL. Doc worked as a chiropractor owning his own practice in Taylorville. He was a Charter Member and Deacon at Grace Baptist Church in Taylorville and Past President and member of the Illinois Chiropractic Society. He served in the United States Air Force spending time in Japan and the Asian Theatre. Doc graduated from Taylorville Senior High School, the University of Illinois and Lincoln Chiropractic College. He was an avid golfer at Lakeshore Golf Course.
He is survived by his Wife: Delmarie Haines of Taylorville, IL; Daughter: Lynnette Haines and husband Jeffrey Lynn of Janesville, WI; Grandchildren: Jordan (Loretta) Wiley of Castle Rock, CO; Elyse Wiley (Jim Wennmacher) of Peoria, IL; Brothers: Duane (Sharyn) Haines of Richmond, TX; Sisters: Erlene (Tom) Strenfel of O’Fallon, IL; Diane (Larry Cooper) Godat of Greensboro, NC; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, and daughter: Paula Windell.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church in Taylorville, IL with the funeral service immediately following the visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church in Taylorville with Pastor Gerald McPhillips officiating assisted by Pastor Philip Neumann. Burial will be held at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
Memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church 900 Northern Ave Taylorville, IL 62568
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.
Ron & Nathan Miller
Never did beat Doc at golf! We sure had some good times. He was a man that nobody could ever forget. Loved him like a brother. Now he's with Jesus. Amen.
Ron & Nathan Miller Jul 5 2018 12:00 AM
It has been one of the blessings in our life to have known Harold for these many years. Harold and I have been friends since high school and always made my day to meet and visit with him. He also made my back feel better several times in my life. Rossie and I will cherish the memories of him in our lives. Our thoughts and prayers will be with Della Marie and his family during this time of remembrance.
Al and Rossie Showalter Jun 29 2018 12:00 AM
So glad we were able to visit with you and Doc at Wendys recently. It had been many years since wed seen you both. Many good memories of years ago. Our deepest sympathy to all his family.
God grant you His peace.
Jan and Don Sandner Jun 29 2018 12:00 AM
Harold was my best Air Force "buddy" during our time together in Japan. He was my 'spiritual encourager' as well as a close friend, which has endured for these past 65 years. After the military duty, Harold and Delmarie continued as very 'close friends' even as we have been separated by some miles.
Charles & Jaxie Miller Jun 28 2018 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss we will always remember Doc as a gentle and caring man
Janet and Ron Cisco Jun 28 2018 12:00 AM
We will always remember Doc as the caring, devoted Christian man he was. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
David & Judy Hill Jun 27 2018 12:00 AM