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James C. Baines, Jr.
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  • First Baptist Church of Charleston, Regeneration Fund
    48 Meeting Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“We are so sorry to hear Mr. Baines has passed. We remember him in such good joy. What a nice man,good father and husband. Please accept our...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Ellison - Charleston, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God has welcomed a wonderful man home and taken away the awlful disease of Alzheimer's. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Jack and Kathy Evans - Charleston, SC

“Thinking about you and praying that your fond memories sustain you in these difficult times.Lois Sugarman ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: - Charleston, SC

“I am so very sorry to hear of Mr. Baines' passing. He will surely be greatly missed. What a great man, father, husband. Mrs. Baines, Michael and...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Sissy Day - Summerville, SC

“So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this most difficult time. Matthew 5:4 ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Danny & Jan Moore - Moncks Corner, SC

“My love and prayers to all of you. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Mary McSwain - Summerville, SC

“Jane and family, So sad to hear of Jim's passing. We fondly remember your last visit and cherish that time we had to spend together. I pray...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Patrice Jones - Smithfield, NC

“SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT JIM PASSING, ALL OF YOU ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS DURING THIS TIME OF LOSS. MAY GOD GIVE YOU THE STRENGTH YOU NEED IN...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: TED JONES - LOUISBURG, NC

“my deepest condolences ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: drew mcdonald - santee, SC

“Our deepest sympathy to the family. Jim was a good friend and coworker he will be missed. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: william cline - charleston, SC


James C. Baines, Jr., 84, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Marilyn Jane Hines Baines entered into eternal rest Monday, July 17, 2017. The family will receive friends Thursday, July 20, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. His Funeral Service will be held Friday, July 21, 2017 in First Baptist Church of Charleston, 48 Meeting Street at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens.

James was born October 22, 1932 in Nash County, North Carolina, son of the late James Clifton Baines and Tempie Bunn Baines. He was a U. S. Air Force Veteran. James was a licensed pilot, Certified Aviation Instructor, Charter pilot, former Co-pilot for Eastern Airlines in 1966, Air Traffic Controller FAA for 35 years, Operations Supervisor for Charleston County Aviation Authority for 9 years until his retirement. James enjoyed boating, fishing, working in the yard. He was the former Chairman of Deacons from 1995-1996 of First Baptist Church of Charleston, and a volunteer at Roper Hospital for 10 years.

He is survived by his wife 55 years, Marilyn Jane Baines of Charleston, SC; two sons, James Michael Baines (Jacqueline) of Ladson, SC, and Steven Clifton Baines (Rick Mohn) of Arlington, VA; granddaughter, Chantelle Stinson (Brandon) of Charleston, SC; two great- grandchildren, Victoria Stinson, and Michael Stinson both of Charleston, SC.James is preceded in death by a son, David Clifton Baines and sister, Dorothy Copella.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association SC Chapter, 2090 Executive Hall Road, Suite 130 Charleston, SC 29407 or First Baptist Church of Charleston, Regeneration Fund, 48 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401.

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