Mr. Alton Stewart Haines of Hiseville, formerly of Mannsville, passed from this life on Monday, August 2, 2021. Born in Carroll County, Maryland on April 11, 1931 to the late Walter Turner, Sr. and Mary Pauline (Wantz) Haines, he was 90 years, 3 months, and 23 days of age. Mr. Haines had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Methodist faith.
Alton met and married the love of his life, Ms. Barbara Hutchinson, who he affectionately referred to as “Jones”. Together they owned and operated various dairy farms in their home state of Maryland and started a family. They moved their growing family to Kentucky and continued their passion for farm life on a large dairy farm in Mannsville and then later in Campbellsville. They shared 62 years of marriage until her passing in February 2019. Alton also spent several years with Cox Interior in addition to farming. All who knew Alton experienced the tremendous character and work ethic that he personified.
He leaves to carry his legacy:
Four children: Donna Durbin of Cave City, Tom Haines and wife Tonya of Campbellsville, Will Haines and wife Tammy of Greensburg, and Charlie Haines and wife Karin of Huntsville, AL,
Thirteen grandchildren: Christopher Durbin, Zachary Durbin, Lauren Bennett and husband Jamie, Elizabeth Coffey and husband Josh, Emily Cook and husband Chris, Jacob Haines, Shelby Haines, Jessica Lewis and husband Chip, Ashley Haines, Morgan Haines, Chase Haines, Charley Haines, and Chandler Haines,
Five great-grandchildren: Riley Coffey, Elaine Cook, Colbie Coffey, Rosalind Bennett, and Thomas Jack Cook,
And a host of other family and friends.
He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Susan Marie Haines, and a son-in-law, Jack Durbin.
Mr. Haines chose cremation. There will be a service to celebrate his life on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 3:00 PM EST (2:00 PM CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Jamie Bennett will be officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, Aug. 7, from 1:00 PM EST (12:00 PM CST) until time for the service.
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