Howell Elmer Caines, 87, died Friday, June 17, 2016 at McLeod Loris Hospital. Born Nov. 4, 1928 in Horry County, he was the son of the late Zenus D. and Zemma Fowler Caines. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Annie Laura Gore, Alta Caines; and four brothers, Rio Caines, Rodney Eldridge Caines, Armegy Hudson Caines, Judson Caines.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
He was a graduate of Tabor City High School and East Carolina University. He was a lifetime educator in public schools.
Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. Monday, June 20 in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel.Final rites will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 20 in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Old Zion Cemetery.
He is survived by nieces and nephews.