Mr. Lester Allen Gaines, Sr., 78 of Angier went home to be with the LORD on Good Friday, April 18, 2014.
A 3pm graveside service will be held on Sunday, April 20th, 2014 at Hickory Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Bear Creek, with Rev. Darrell Garner officiating. Preceded in death by his Parents, Iley and Ollie Gaines; Son-Timmy Craig Gaines; Brother-Ray Phillips.
Mr. Gaines was a Chatham County native, and was a self-employed carpenter. He loved to fish with his grandchildren, and watch old westerns on TV. He also enjoyed listening to Southern Gospel Music, especially the old hymns and bluegrass music. Most of all Mr. Gaines loved the LORD, reading his Bible, and his family. He will be missed by all his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Faye Godwin Gaines of the home. Daughters-Diane G. Ingram and husband Mike of Asheboro; Denise G. Young and husband, Mitch of Willow Springs; Son-Buster Gaines and wife Kay of Bear Creek; Sister- Louise Gilchrist and husband Charlie of Bear Creek; Also 4-Grandchildren, and 2 Great-Grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Community Home Care and Hospice at 400 East H. Street, Erwin, NC 28339. Condolences may be made online at www.joycebradychapel.com.
Arrangements are by Joyce-Brady Chapel in Bennett.