John Hines

John M. Hines, 56, of Berne passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at 5:40 a.m. at Heritage Park in Fort Wayne. He was born March 27, 1964, in Muncie. He was married Saturday, September 5, 1992, in Bellefontaine to Sandra R. Cover.
He was a 1981 graduate of Delta High School. He enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casino, being outdoors doing yard work and above all spending time with his family.
He is survived by two sons, David Carter Hines; and Dustin Zachary (Shylar) Cover, both of Berne; daughter, Dana Renea (Adam) Hines of Bryant; six grandchildren, Braylynn Cover; Rylyn Hines; Kanyn Cover; Elayna Cover; Arihana Hines; and Jake Goss; father, Eddie (Jeanne) Hines of St. Paul, Minnesota; step-mother, Sandra Carbone of Goshen; two brothers, Darren (Cheryl) Hines; and Sean Hines, both of Goshen; sister, Sara Ogle of Goshen; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Sharon (Carter) Dantzler; his wife on October 5, 2018; and brother, Che’ Hines.
Visitation will be Monday, January 11 from 3-9 p.m. at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, 100 N. Washington St., Geneva. Funeral service will be Tuesday, January 12 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow beside his wife at Riverside Cemetery in Geneva.
Memorials may be made to pancreatic cancer research, checks made payable to Adams County Cancer Coalition, 313 W. Jefferson St. #302, Decatur, IN 46733
Arrangements provided by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva. Online condolences may be made at