A 1959 graduate of Spencer (Indiana) High School, Fred also was a radarman on the commissioning crew of the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1960-1964. He received his bachelor’s degree in education and master’s degree in school counseling from Indiana University. He taught math and science at Brown County Junior High School, and was a school counselor at Hoosier Hills Career Center in Bloomington, Cloverdale Middle School and Cloverdale High School. In Georgia he was a counselor at Lilbern Middle School, Youth Elementary School and Heard-Mixon Elementary School. He also worked in the Office of Admissions at Georgia State University in Atlanta.
Fred found one of his greatest joys in wildlife photography. He was a certified master diver and divemaster, and was a lifetime member of the Indiana University Alumni Association, Georgia State University Alumni Association, and U.S.S. Kitty Hawk Veterans Association. He also served on the Advisory Board for the Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University and was a member of the Panther Athletic Club at Georgia State and the American Legion Post 18 in Bloomington.
He is survived by his wife DeAnna (Wampler) Hines of Atlanta, GA.; a daughter Caprice (Mark) Huntzinger of Spencer; and son Jason (Lori) Hines of Ellettsville. Also surviving are grandchildren Tyler Kay, Bloomington; Lauren (Jordan) Bland, Whiteman Airforce Base, Missouri; Kelly Huntzinger (Kyle Nicol), Mitchell; Ashley Huntzinger and Kyle Huntzinger, Spencer; Nicholas Hines, Cody Hines and Heather Hines, Ellettsville; Jessica Mitchell and Morgan Mitchell, Bloomington; Carson Terrell and Juliann Terrell, Spencer; and Brenda Perez, Atlanta, GA; seven great-grandchildren; his mother; his sister Bonnie Frye of Spencer; and his in-laws, Robert and Elizabeth Wampler of Bloomington.
He was preceded in death by his father; a daughter, Tracy Mitchell; and a son Timothy Hines.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 21, from 12:30–2:30 p.m. at West, Parrish and Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer. A memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home, with burial immediately following in Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Spencer American Legion and VFW. Brother Gary Fiscus will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in memory of Fred be made to the Fred Hines Inspiration Award for Athletics at Georgia State University. Checks are to be made payable to the Georgia State University Foundation denoting the award (P.O. Box 3963, Atlanta, GA 30302-3963) or you may give online at www.gsufoundation.org.
The family extends special thanks to Georgia Cancer Specialists and Homestead Hospice of Georgia.Read More