Preston Leon Hines

18 octobre 19507 mai 2021

Preston “Leon” Hines passed away on May 7, 2021 at the age of 70. Leon was a 1968 graduate of Junction City High School. He continued on to Southern State University where he graduated with a degree in Biology. He completed his education with a doctorate of pharmacy from Northeast Louisiana University. He began his career as a pharmacist at the El Dorado Pharmacy then moved to Warner Brown Hospital. After purchasing the Junction City Pharmacy, Leon served the Dragon Nation for 23 years before retiring in 2016.

Leon was a member of Three Creeks Baptist Church where he faithfully served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. He also represented Christ through Gideon International. Leon was an original member of the Three Creeks Sandsifters championship softball team. He was an avid sportsman of all types of game and a member of the Boys Deer Club. In the years after his retirement, Leon enjoyed chasing after his grandchildren from baseball, softball, and football games to recitals, concerts, and academic presentations.

Leon is preceded in death by his parents, Henry Preston Hines and Maxine (Cameron) Hines.

Leon is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sherry (Loftin) Hines; two daughters. Sadie Dodson (Joey) of Denver, CO and Katie McGoogan (Jason) of Wesson, AR; one brother, John Hines (Joel) of Lafayette, LA; eight grandchildren, Mattie Motl (Ryan) of Arkadelphia, AR; Brock McGoogan of Ruston, LA; Kinnon Dodson (Hannah) of El Dorado, AR; Grace McGoogan of Lafayette, LA; Aidan Dodson of Denver, CO; Wittney McGoogan of Wesson, AR; Lain Dodson of Denver, CO; and Caspian Dodson of Denver, CO, and one great granddaughter, Miriam Motl of Arkadelphia, AR.

A celebration of Leon’s life will be held Tuesday, May 11, at 10:00 am with visitation preceding on Monday night from 5:00-7:00 pm. Both will be held at Three Creeks Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Life Touch Hospice House in El Dorado.

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Preston Leon Hines


Missy Durbin

10 mai , 2021

I have been thinking about you all weekend. Sending lots of hugs and prayers.

Dick and Valeta (Cameron) Bailey

10 mai , 2021

We extend our sympathy to Sherry, John, and other members of Leon's family. We know his loss leaves a great hole in your lives, but pray that God will bless you and give you peace.
(I [Valeta] am Leon's second cousin.)

Larry & Kathy New

10 mai , 2021

Sherry and family,

We are so sorry for your loss. Leon was loved and respected by all that new him. A truly good and sincere person. Rest easy my friend.


Larry and Kathy New

danny williams

10 mai , 2021

Sorry for your lost.

Cathy Cameron

10 mai , 2021

Leon was such a kind, good man. It’s been many years since I’ve seen him, but he was always the epitome of a “good guy.” May God bless and comfort you and your family during this time of loss and grief 🙏🙏
Cathy Cameron

Teresa Matochik

9 mai , 2021

Dear Family,

I am so sorry for your loss! Mr. Leon was a fine Christian man, who loved his family and the JC Dragon Nation! May God wrap his arms around you all during this tough time. It was an honor to know this good man!

Prayers for you all,
Teresa J. Matochik

Betty A. Harris

9 mai , 2021

To all the HINES Family our sincere condolences . The Harris' have been your neighbors and cousins for several generations and know that loving caring feeling of life day to day. Katie and Sadie, do you remember a girl named Debbie who kept you company sometimes? So many memories for the good times. We love you. Cotton
and Betty Harris, Damian and Debbie Harris-Stroderd.

Bruce Graves

9 mai , 2021

My sincere condolences to Leon’s Family. A fine Man who’s character will be sorely missed. May all find Peace and Comfort in the Lord knowing he is secure.

Mary Burnside

9 mai , 2021

Sherry, Sadie, Katie, and grandkids,
My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. May you find peace and comfort in your memories of Leon. I was heartbroken to hear of Leon’s passing. Leon was always so kind to daddy and had a tremendous amount of patience with him. Leon will be truly missed and your family will be in my prayers in the coming days.
Mary Jo and Randall Burnside

Frankie Rowland

8 mai , 2021

Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.