Mr. Richard Eugene, "Hound Dog",  Hines, age 52, of 422 Hill Street, Trion, GA, passed away Monday at Floyd Medical Center.  Mr. Hines was born January 10, 1957 in Chattooga County GA.  He was employed with Mount Vernon Mills, where he was a member of the Quarter Century Club and a member of the Central Avenue Baptist Church.

Mr. Hines was preceded in death by his father and mother, James Melton and Lillie Mae Davis Hines.

Survivors are his wife, Shirley Diane Gentry Hines of Trion, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby James, "B.J",  and Mary Hines  and Ricky Lee and Renee Hines, Trion, GA; grandson, Nathan James Hines of Trion, GA; sisters, Doris Hall and Pat Rich of Trion, GA; brothers, Buddy Hines of LaFayette, GA and Michael Hines of Summerville, GA; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Visitation will be Thursday, October 15, 2009 at the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 5 until 8pm.

There will be no funeral service.

Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements for Mr. Richard Eugene, "Hound Dog", Hines who passed away on Monday.