Don Haines

Don Haines

1939 - 2021

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Obituary of Don Haines

HAINES:  Peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family, at Jessica’s House Residential Hospice, Exeter, on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, Donald “Don” Edward James Haines of Exeter, age 82.  Beloved husband of Ruth Elaine (Roeszler) Haines.  Loved father and father-in-law of Kate and Leslie Cunningham of Exeter, Jamie “Jed” and Kelly Haines of Exeter and Rob and Denise Haines of Crediton.  Super Grampa and cherished Uber Driver of Emma, Zach, Nadine, Abby and Sierra Haines.  Remembered by his nieces and nephews in the Roeszler and Hodge families.  Predeceased by his parents George and Viola (Moffatt) Haines, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law of Carman Roeszler, Grant and Doreen Roeszler, Lloyd and Eleanor Roeszler, Donald Roeszler, Betty Ann and Cecil Glanville and Eileen Roeszler.  At Don’s request, cremation has taken place.  A Private Family Memorial Service will be held at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, on Saturday, January 8, 2022.  Interment Crediton Cemetery.  Don was an active member with the Exeter Lion’s for 20+ years.  Don and Ruth owned and operated Mobile Home Express for many years, Don’s precision, pride and meticulous eye proved invaluable when setting homes up just right.  In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorial donations (payable directly) to Jessica’s House Residential Hospice, Exeter or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. 


Due to COVID-19 Restricitions, the service was held by invitation only, however we were able to record it and you can view it by clicking this link