Bobby Lee Mines, 67, of Low Moor, VA, formerly of White Sulphur Springs, WV, passed away Monday, September 15, 2014, at the Salem Veterans Hospital in Salem, VA.
Born April 6, 1947, at Camp Shaw-Me-Del-Eca in Caldwell, WV, he was a son of the late Ernest and Jane Harth Mines.
Bobby was of the Baptist faith and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving with distinction in three tours in the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged after eight years of service. He was a former employee of the Bendix Corporation. Bobby loved fishing, hunting, and being outdoors. He also loved spending time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Billy and Danny; and a sister, Patty.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Reba Nadine Caldwell Mines; two sons, Bernard and Robbie; two daughters, Selina and Samantha; two stepsons, George and Eric, whom he loved as his own sons; five grandchildren, Cody O’Dell and Savannah,
Gabriel, Trinity, and Trevor Mines; six sisters, Shirley Evans (Bob), Sandy Snyder (Terry), Janice Seeley (Bobby), Brenda Swaney (Tom), Gloria King, and Belinda Wyatt (John); five brothers, Verlin “Skip” Moss, Ed Moss (Bonnie), David Moss (Vicki), Mike Moss (Sue), and Mike Reickauer (Vickie); three uncles, Miles Cox, Lloyd Cox, and Carter Rogers; two aunts, Claudine Knapp and Hillery Bright; and two sisters-inlaw, Cindy Birt and Elizabeth Liptrap.
Thanks to his special friend, Betty Griffith Craft; and his aunt, Hillery Bright; and a very special thanks to Myles Cox Jr. for all the support and strength through these trying times.
His funeral services are scheduled for Friday, September 19, 2014, at the Wild Meadow Baptist Church, Route 92, White Sulphur Springs, at 2 PM with the Rev. Lowell O’Dell officiating.
Interment will be at Greenbrier Memorial Gardens in Lewisburg, WV, with military rites.
Visitation will be from 12 PM until funeral time at the church.
Shanklin Funeral Home in White Sulphur Springs is serving the family.
Obituary originally published in the September 18, 2014, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.