Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM until time of services at 3:00 PM on Saturday.
Mr. Stines passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at the Medical Center of Manchester.
He was born February 11, 1955 in Winchester, Tennessee the son of the late Edward Ray Stines and Nadine Knott Stines.
Steve attended Franklin County High School. He was a licensed contractor who owned and operated his own business, Stines Home Maintenance and Contruction. Steve was crafted in working with his hands in woodworking. He enjoyed many hobbies in the outdoors including deer hunting, flower gardening and his prized strawberry garden. He loved his dogs dearly but his primary passion was to watch NASCAR racing on television especially if it included one of the sports most beloved drivers, Dale Earnhardt, Sr. Steve loved his family dearly and will be missed by all.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a half sister, Linda Commons.
Survivors include his loving wife, Lea Stines of Morrison; son, Lance R. Cunningham also of Morrison; a sister and brother-in-law, Suzanne Barry and husband, Michael of Sewanee, TN; and a half brother, Jimmy Ray Stines of Winchester, TN and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made In Memory of Steve to the Multi-County Cancer Support Network, P.O. Box 1355, Tullahoma, TN 37388 or at their website, www.mccsn.org.
Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the family of Steve E. Stines.