Albert Russell Haines

May 12, 1936 ‒ June 22, 2014

Marion, Ohio

Albert Russell Haines passed away Sunday afternoon June 22, 2014 at his residence in Marion, Ohio surrounded by his loving family. Albert was born May 12, 1936 in Alliance, Ohio to Russell and Mary (Lowther) Haines. He is survived by his wife Wilma, son Mark, mother Mary Conroy, sister Elaine Renn, step-brother David Conroy (Judy), and step-sisters Sally Conway (John) and Donna Bodman. He is also survived by nieces and nephews: Roger George (Judy), Brenda Hesson (Harold), Chris Renn, Cameron Renn (Lisa), and Casandra Lawson (Brandon). He was preceded in death by his father Russell Haines, infant nephew Darcy Renn, nephew Danny George, and Mother and Father-in-law, Lucille and Monroe George. He attended and graduated from Harding High School in 1954. After graduation he proudly served in the United States Army, stationed for most of his service time at Fort Bliss, Texas. Albert worked at several Marion, Ohio factories including Eaton, Huber, American Malleable Castings Company and Marion Power Shovel. He worked as a machinist at the “Shovel” for many years. Albert was a real outdoorsman. He loved to hunt and fish and “train/run” beagles. He also enjoyed model railroading and was a real handyman. The family has wonderful memories and these will be cherished! He will be sorely missed. Family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until time of service at 1:30PM Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors with Dr. Richard A. Farmer officiating. Burial will follow in Marion Cemetery with the Marion County United Veterans Council conducting military Honors. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to The American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

  • Mark So sorry for the loss of you dad. Blessing to your whole family. Keith and Jean Anderson

  • Dear Mark and Mrs. Haines:We were certainly to sorry to read about your Father’s passing. However Ed said he saw you and you told him how bad your dad was doing. I know how hard it is to lose a loved one but it is also hard to see them suffer! At least now he is at peace and in a much better place. We pray that God will bless you and give you peace. We will send the article to Mike. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. In Christian love– Ed & Shirley

  • Mark, I am sorry for the loss of your dad. I remember his smile and quick laughter. Warm thoughts, hugs, and prayers to you and your mom.