Robert A. Gaines

Robert A. Gaines, 68, died  Aug. 9, 2010, at his home in North Little Rock, Ark.  He was born March 9, 1942 in Union County to the late Floyce and Christine Gaines.  He was married to Helen Sanders in March 1963.  He was a graduate of Ingomar High School.  He was a boilermaker supervisor with Union Pacific Railroad, retiring after 28 years of service.  He was a Baptist.
Services were at Grace Baptist Church in North Little Rock, Ark. on Aug. 12, 2010.  A memorial service will be at New Harmony Baptist Church at 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 13, 2010.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Helen Gaines; one daughter, Tammy Webb; one son, Darrell Gaines (Elizabeth); five grandchildren, Dustin Gaines (Jennifer), Scotty Gaines (Catalena), Angel Webb, Dakota Gaines and Dillan Gaines; four great-grandchildren, Sara, Ethan, Brianna and Paden, all of North Little Rock, Ark.; two sisters, Dianne Sprouse (Jimmy) and Pam Canerdy (Charlie), both of Blue Springs; brother, Rickey Gaines (Wanda) of Blue Springs.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, daughter, Melissa Edwards and great-grandson, Gabriel.
Visitation will be from 6 until service time Friday.