Bill P. Haynes, Jr., age 51, of Lincoln, Mo., passed away on Monday, June 11, 2012 while vacationing in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was born on Sept. 6, 1960, in Joplin, Mo., the son of Edna and Bill P. Haynes, Sr.
Bill graduated from Siloam Springs High School in Siloam Springs, Ark., Crowder College and Missouri Southern State College in Joplin, Mo. He received his master's degree from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo.
He moved to Lincoln, Mo. and began his career as head basketball coach at Lincoln High School in 1989. He also coached at Southwest High School in Washburn, Mo. and Monett High School in Monett, Mo. He returned to Lincoln where he coached basketball and was teaching middle school social studies at the time of his passing.
Bill was united in marriage to Melanie Rose on June 15, 1990 in Webb City, Mo.
Bill was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sedalia and a member of MSHAA. He also was a member of the Missouri State Teachers Association. He was an avid golfer and St. Louis Cardinal Fan but most of all he enjoyed fishing with his daughter, Carly.
He is survived by his wife, Melanie (Rose) Haynes and daughter Carly, both of the home, a son, Tyler Haynes and wife, Dana, of Clever, Mo., a daughter, Alisha Ackerman, and husband, John, of Marionville, Mo., and two grandsons, Zan Haynes and Grayson Ackerman. Also surviving is his parents, Edna and Bill Haynes, Sr., of Monett, Mo., three sisters, Vicki Hutchings, and husband, Mark, of Pierce City, Mo., Lynn Hoskins, and husband, Kevin, of Neosho, Mo., and Kim Roller and husband, Mike, of Purdy, Mo., one nephew, Nathan and five nieces, Tara, Lauren, Alex, Avery and Addy, other relatives, and many friends.
Funeral services for Bill P. Haynes, Jr., will be at 2 p.m., on Monday, June 18, 2012, at the Lincoln High School with Rev. Marlon Brown and Cara Harrington officiating. Burial will be in the Lincoln Cemetery, Lincoln, Mo. Memorials may be made to the Carly Haynes Fund in care of the Farmer's Bank of Lincoln.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis-Miller Funeral Home, Lincoln, Mo.