Che' A. Hines, 44, Goshen, formerly of Columbia City, passed away Tuesday, March 6, at Goshen Hospital, from respiratory failure after a brief illness.
He was born June 17, 1973, to Eddie G. Hines and Sandra Y. (Moser) Carbone.
Surviving are his sweetheart, Ashley VanVurst, Goshen; mother, Sandra Carbone, Goshen; father and stepmom, Eddie (Jeanne) Hines, St. Paul, Minnesota; siblings, John (Sandra) Hines, Geneva, Darren (Cheryl) Hines, Sean Hines, Sara (Kyle) Ogle and Rachel Grubaugh, all of Goshen, Craig Troup, Nappanee, Ryan Carbone, Goshen; stepsisters, Gina Gould and family, Fargo, North Dakota, and Tracy Gould and family, New Prague, Minnesota; brother-in-law, Matthew Grubaugh, Elkhart; maternal aunt and uncle, Sharilyn (James) Cartwright, South Bend; paternal uncle and aunt, Joe (Madeline) Hines, Albany; nieces and nephews, Kaleb and Abigail, Hazel and Greyson, Landon and Jade; cousins, Kimberly Godush, Kristin Brittain, Dustin Cartwright; caregiver, Ruth (Ray) Whitehead, New Paris; and his beloved dog, Belle.
Preceding him in death are his stepfather, Jerry Carbone; maternal grandparents, Lester and Sarah Moser; and paternal grandmother, June Jefferson.
Che' was a 12-year employee of Wendy's in Goshen and Dunlap. He participated in the Elkhart County Special Olympics and ADEC-Shoots, Goshen. He was a member of the Kiwanis Aktion Club and the Goshen Chapter of Power For Independence. He was a commissioned artist of the state of Indiana. Che' was a donor through VisionFirst Indiana Lions Eye Bank.
Visitation will be from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 9, with a funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 10, all at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen. Pastor Troy Scott, Life Point Church, Goshen, and the Rev. Joe Hines, Church of the Brethren, Oakville, will officiate.
Burial will take place at 2 p.m. following the service at Union Cemetery, Eaton.
Memorial condolences may be directed to ADEC-Goshen Arts Program.
Online condolences may be made at rrefh.com
Published on March 7, 2018