Mr. Walter Robert Haynes Sr., 87, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 in the Wesley Pines Retirement Center in Lumberton.
He was born in Lumberton Dec. 4, 1929, a son of the late Walter Merton Haynes and Betty Britt. He was preceded in death by one son, Howard L. Haynes; and his sister, Marie Kanipe.
Mr. Haynes was a retired construction superintendent.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12 at Meares Funeral Home. A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13 in Powell Cemetery with the Rev. Neill Smith and Tim Owen officiating.
Survived by three sons and their wives, Walter R. Haynes Jr. and Linda, of Fairmont, Tommy Haynes and Connie, of Troy and Kim Haynes and Ann, of Burlington; one daughter, Ada H. Edwards of Fairmont; six grandchildren, Eric, David, Misty, Casey, Joey and Brett; and two great-grandchildren, Haley and Eric Jr.