Lloyd Leonard Vines Jr.
Lloyd Leonard Vines Jr., 72, of Anna, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family at 10:27 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2016.
He was born on Aug. 1, 1943, in Villa Ridge, the son of Lloyd Leonard Sr. and Edna Landis Vines.
He married Cindy Davis in 1963 in South Elgin.
He is survived by his wife, Cindy Vines of Anna; a son, John (Anne) Vines of Defiance, Mo.; one daughter, Christina (Edward) Archuleta of Carr, Colo.; four grandchildren, Luke Vines, Natalie Vines, Claire Vines and Amalia Archuleta; two brothers, Donald (Bonnie) Vines of Cobden and Jim (Shirley) Vines of Anna; one sister, Virginia Adams of Anna; many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Linda Hopp, Joyce Barnhart, and infant sister, Jean Marie Vines; one niece, Lisa Adams; and one nephew, Bryan Hopp.
He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He worked many years as a heavy equipment operator and was a member of Local 318 of the Operating Engineers.
He was a builder of things and relationships. He was kind, gentle and possessed a quiet strength, this was a strength that his family grew to depend on. He was known
to his grandchildren as Grampy, Gramps and Grandpa. He loved to go camping, and spend time with his family and grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Vines will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, today, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Interment will be in Ebenezer Hall Cemetery in Lick Creek.
Graveside military rites will be conducted by Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of the VFW in Anna and the Illinois Army National Guard military honor team of Marion.
Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
To leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com.
Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.