Dock Gaines of Pulaski passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at Maury Regional Hospital. He was born in Goodspring, TN on March 29th, 1925 and was 95 years old.
After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he graduated from Bodenham High School. He retired from Bell South after 36 years of service. He enjoyed his retirement years working on his farm and gardening. He was a member of the St. Andrew United Methodist Church of Pulaski.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020 from 11:00am until 1:30pm at Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory.
A graveside service will follow at Maplewood Cemetery at 2:00pm with Brandon Bass and Debbie Eubank officiating. Full military honors to be held.
Memorial donations can be sent to St. Andrew Memorial United Methodist Church, 821 Mill St. Pulaski, TN 38478 or Avalon Hospice, RLA 1407 North Locust Ave. Lawrenceburg, TN 38464.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Iva Sue Gaines, brothers, James Gaines, Thomas Gaines, Rolan Gaines, and Howard Gaines and sister, Danese Windsor.
He is survived by his,
Wife of 67 years, Wilma Gaines of Pulaski
Daughter, Linda Chambers of Pulaski
Sisters, Virginia Cole of Goodspring
Faye Bell of Pulaski
Special friend, David Miller of Pell City, AL
Several nieces and nephews also survive
Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory in charge of arrangements for Dock Gaines.