American Veteran 04


Herbert Lionel Gaines

1934 - 2021



Herbert Lionel Gaines, age 86, of Huntsville, Alabama passed away on Monday, March 22, 2021, at his residence while in Hospice care. He was born on June 22nd, 1934 and was preceded in death by his Father, Doctor Frank C. Gaines, Mother, Lillie Bell Gaines, 3 Brothers--Kiefer Gaines, Cunningham Gaines, and Frank Nolen Gaines,; 1 sister--Virginia Gaines, and 2 Daughters--Deborah Kay Gaines and Susan Anita Taylor (Gaines);. Survivors include his wife, May Ann Gaines; son, Victor Herbert Gaines; daughter, Sheila Kay Nation (Gaines), 8 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Gaines was a Veteran of the Armed Forces and served the United States Navy during the Korean War, the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, and retired from the National Guard as an E-8 Master Sergeant. He was an avid reader of Western Books and Movies.

Plant a tree in memory of Herbert by clicking here.
To send flowers to Herbert's family, please visit our floral store.


A service summary is not available

An environmentally-friendly option

Hampton Cove Funeral Home

6262 Highway 431 S, Owens Cross Roads, AL

Tribute Wall

Share a memory of Herbert Lionel Gaines
  • Photos
  • Video
  • Candle
  • Sentiment
Plant a tree in memory of Herbert
An environmentally-friendly option

1 tree planted in memory of Herbert


A Memorial Tree was planted for Herbert Lionel Gaines

March 24, 2021 12:41 PM
Memorial Tree

We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hampton Cove Funeral Home
Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree

Plant a tree in memory of Herbert

An environmentally-friendly option Plant memorial trees
© 2021 Hampton Cove Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy