Marion Lloyd Hines, 81, of Chouteau, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He was born on September 2, 1937 in Drumright, Oklahoma. Lloyd faithfully served his country in the United States in the United States Air Force from 1955 until 1959. He attended the Spartan School of Aeronautics and worked as a mechanic most of his life. Lloyd started playing the guitar in the Air Force in Paris, France and continued playing and telling stories with his wife, Roberta. He enjoyed country music and played the guitar. He put a small band together, named the Silver Spurs Band. He and other played 6 years at the Western Diner, Senior Centers, Cafes and Diners. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather who will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 16, 2019 in the Chouteau West Cemetery with Ken Spencer officiating. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in the Shipman’s Funeral Home Chapel. To leave his family a message, please visit his Tribute Wall at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
Lloyd is survived by his wife, Roberta Hines of the home; sons, Ben and wife Darby Hines of Coweta, Oklahoma and Brian Hines of Tulsa, Oklahoma ; daughters, Debra Sheffield and husband Max of Carl Junction, Missouri ; Gena Hines – Pelletier of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Christine Hines - Lollis of Tulsa, Oklahoma; sisters, Willa Spencer of Pryor, Oklahoma and Wilma Huddleston of Tulsa, Oklahoma; 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, wives, Patricia Malang and Jolene Hines; 4 brothers, Paul, Merle, Arville, Owen Hines; and sister, Leota Hines.