Richard Earl Hines

March 26, 1928January 25, 2021

Richard Earl Hines, age 92 passed away on Monday, January 25, 2021. He was born on March 26, 1928 in Mason, MI the son of Leon and Bessie (Robinson) Hines. Richard married Thelma Kranz on September 22, 1956. He served his country in the U.S. Army. Richard was employed by Robinson Motor Sales and Hartwell Well Drilling. Richard is survived by his wife, Thelma; daughter, Coralyn Jean Ford; 2 granddaughters, Allison and Celeste; 5 great-grandchildren, Carter, Maddix, Hailee, Paris and Lauren. He was preceded in death by his father, Leon Hines, mother, Bessie Robinson Hines Palmer and his brother.

A Celebration of Richard’s life will be held at a later date.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Mason Methodist Church in his honor.

The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Mason Chapel. To leave an on-line condolence for the family please visit


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Patricia Hall

February 4, 2021

Thelma, so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers your way. Pat

Sherilyn Hart

February 3, 2021

Thelma and family. I'm so sorry. I've thought about Dick fondly over the years, as he was a staple at Hart Well Drilling. Much love to you all. <3

Dale & Edna Burgess

February 2, 2021

Dear Thelma and Family, So sorry for your loss. With Sincere Sympathy,
Dale and Edna Burgess

Jane Somerville

February 2, 2021

Dear Thelma and Coralyn and Family,
My heart aches for your loss of this wonderful guy.
My heart is also filled with so many wonderful memories
of the good times we shared.
Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.