RINE, Emory Gates, 76, of Winona, formerly of Cameron, WV, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at home after battling cancer .
He was born December 24, 1936, in Cameron, WV, the only son of the late Durward and Mary Edna Holmes Rine.
Preceded in death by one sister, Judith Ann.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sherrie; children, Judy Mayo of Winona, Holly Rine of Kansas City, Mo., Kim (Trish) Rine of Winona, Sarah (Paul) Konkol of Denver, Colo; four grandchildren and three sisters, Beulah “Bea” Stevens of Walnut Creek, Calif., Betty Turner and Marlene Bonar both of Moundsville, Mary Lee Higby and Peggy Rine both of Cameron; and several nieces and nephews; and his beloved pets Buddy and Max.
A graduate of Cameron High School, he served in the U.S. Army and in the Army Reserves; retired from the Sheet Metal Workers Union, Local 10.
Services were held Saturday July 6, 2013, at Hoff Celebration of Life Center.
Burial in Busch Cemetery, Ridgeway with full Military Services.
Local arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home.