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Robert Joseph "Coachese" HineApril 12, 1957 ~ April 15, 2017 (age 60)
Robert Joseph “Coachese” Hine age 60, of St. Johns, Michigan, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017, at his home.
Funeral Services for Robert will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Mona Kindel officiating at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, Michigan. Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 2-8 p.m. with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, Michigan.
Robert was born in Carson City, Michigan on April 12, 1957, the son of Raymond Gerald and Bernita Marie (Smith) Hine. He graduated from St. Johns High School with the class of 1977.
Robert retired from General Motors after 30 years of service. He also worked as a finish carpenter for Fedewa Builders. He enjoyed landscaping, woodworking and collecting antiques. He was an animal lover and loved his pets. He was known for always wearing his bandana. Robert was very proud of his Native American heritage.
Robert is survived by 2 brothers: Daniel John (Sherry) Hine of Owosso and Gerald William (Tammy) Hine of DeWitt; sister Jean Marie Hine of St. Johns, 4 nieces: Crystal (Shayne) Sadler, Janet (Fritz) Carlson, Deanna Jones, and Tammy (Nathan) Hangsbarger; nephews: Gregory Bishop, and Raymond (Ashley) Hine; and 11 great nieces and nephews. Robert was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be made to the Clinton County Animal Shelter. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, Michigan.
Clinton County Animal Shelter
St. Johns MI 48879