Gaines A. Hillix, 60,
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HILLIX - Gaines A. Hillix 60, beloved husband of Charlotte Hillix, died Saturday, June 14 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Buchanan County, Missouri on January 3, 1948, he was the son William A. Hillix and the late Virginia Gaines Hillix. He was employed by Worldspan as a system analyst and manager and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marietta Georgia.
A caring and loving husband, father, son, brother, and grandfather, he was married to the love of his life, Charlotte for the last 40 years.
His happiest times were with his family and countless friends whom he considered his greatest blessing. He was loved for his warm smile, kind heart, gentle humor and generous spirit. He celebrated life and approached everything - including his cancer with incredible strength, amazing faith and remarkable grace. He touched so many lives and will continue to be an inspiration to all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife Charlotte Hillix; son, Scott A. Hillix and his wife Renee of Leavenworth, Kansas; his father William A. Hillix of San Diego, California; one brother, Will Hillix of Kansas City, Missouri, four sisters, Helen Disanto of San Diego, California; Lynn Hillix, Elaine Hillix and Louise Hillix, all of Kansas City, Missouri and his Grandson, Wyatt Hillix.
In honor of Jackson Graham Gaines beloved friend, memorials may be made to Juvenile diabetes Research Foundation International through their website at http://www.jdrf.org/
or by calling 1-800-533-Cure
The family and friends will celebrate the life of Gaines in Marietta GA, on June 27th at St. Josephs Catholic Church at 3: 00 in the afternoon.
Placed by family