The Obit For James Haynes

James W. "Pete" Haynes

The Birmingham News - February 29, 2008

HAYNES, JAMES W., JR. "PETE", age 92, born on October 22, 1915, died February 27, 2008. Played professional baseball for Detroit Tigers in Southern League farm system (1937-38).

Worked for Stockham Valve then U. S. Postal Service. Served in the military service in U. S. Marine Corp in 3 Pacific Campaigns at Guadacanal, New Britain and Okinawa receiving the Purple Heart.

Funeral Services will be Friday, February 29, at 2:00 p.m. at Ridout's Roebuck Chapel with burial in Forest Hill

He was predeceased by two wives, Grace Truman Adams (1947- 1991) and Alice Campbell (1992-2001) and parents, James W. Haynes, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Scarborough. Survivors: sons, James W. Haynes, III and Alan R. Haynes; brothers, James Arvel Haynes, William Otis Haynes, Earl Haynes, and Charlie Guice Haynes; sister, Eva Mae Brown; grandchildren, Allison Haynes, Melody Ellis, and Jennifer Haynes.