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James Hines

December 21, 1929 — October 24, 2023

Charleston, SC

James Hines

James Miller Hines, 93, of North Charleston, South Carolina, passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2023.

Born on December 21, 1929, in Inman, SC, he was a son of the late William L. and Clara Belle Waters Hines.

James was a member of the North Charleston Exchange Club for over 50 years and served as president for many years. He was a member of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, and an active member of James Island Baptist Church, where he served for over 30 years with the kitchen crew.  He was a member of the Genesis Class, where he developed many great relationships. He gained recognition as the 2006 Citizen of the Year for the City of North Charleston and was also recognized with the Golden Book of Deeds Award by the National Exchange Club in 2001.  In addition, James proudly served his country in the National Guard.

He loved cooking, golfing, traveling, spending time with his family, and spending countless hours serving the community that he loved. He was retired from PYA Monarch (US Foods).

James is preceded in death by his parents, William L. and Clara Belle Waters Hines, and his wife of 53 years, Margaret Tucker Hines.

James is survived by four daughters, Donna Kay Miller (Stanley), Janie Brown (Rev. Tom), Linda Williamson (Danny), Gina Adams (Joe), and one son, Alan Hines, 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Friday, October 27, 2023, from 5:00-8:00 pm at McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation - James Island, 347 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 11:00 am-12:00 pm at James Island Baptist Church, 2023 Wappoo Drive, Charleston, SC 29412. Burial will commence at 3:30 pm, Carolina Memorial Gardens, 7113 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29406.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to James Island Baptist Church, 2023 Wappoo Drive, Charleston, SC 29412 (www.jamesislandbaptist.com).

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at mcalister-smith.com/.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to James Island, 347 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412, 843-614-8494.

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, October 27, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

James Island Chapel McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation

347 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412

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Funeral Service

Saturday, October 28, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

James Island Baptist Church

2023 Wappoo Drive, Charleston, SC 29412

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Burial

Saturday, October 28, 2023

Starts at 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

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