OBITUARY: Phillip ‘Pink Child’ Hines


Mr. Phillip “Pink Child” Hines. age 65, resident of Watts Hill, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at Countryside Healthcare in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.

Phillip was born February 13, 1957 and was the son of the late Raymond L. Hines and the late Lela Eleanor Whitwell Hines. He had a love for Harley-Davidson motorcycles, mules, wagons, and horses. He loved being outdoors with his animals and everyone was always welcome to sit a spell under the tree with him. His passion was his family, especially his grandchildren.

Phillip is survived by his wife, Tresa Smith Hines, daughters, Destine (Tommy) Ragsdale of Lewisburg, Tonya (Jonathan) Holt of Leoma, brother, Jimmy (Sara) Hines of Mt. Pleasant, sister, Shelia Martin of Fairview, brother-in-law, Larry Keltner of Hohenwald, and four grandchildren, Riley Ragsdale, Tristin Ragsdale, Bryson Ragsdale, Lorelai Holt, and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by his sister, Debbie Keltner, and brother-in-law, Leroy Martin.

The family will have a Celebration of Life ceremony on Saturday, October 1, 2022 beginning at 3:00 PM at Enterprise Community Center in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee.


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