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JOHN L. BAINES JR.

John L. Baines Jr., 79, of Bena, died Jan. 20, 2018, at Riverside Convalescent Center-Mathews.

John was a graduate of Warwick High School, and was employed at Newport News Shipbuilding for many years. He was a longtime member of the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Department. John had a passion for cars and was a member of the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Harriett Baines, and a child.

He is survived by son, John L. Baines III and wife Kathy Wallace; daughter, Joan South and husband Michael; grandchildren, Brandy Corbitt and husband William, Jason Evans, and wife Ashley and Zachary Evans, and great-grandchildren, Reilly, Eliahna, Jamesen, Haylee and Jr.

Funeral service conducted by Tim Knight will be at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family received friends Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

In John’s memory, contributions may be given to the Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 9, Bena, Va. 23018.

Please visit www.hoggfh.com to share condolences and memories with the family.