A private graveside service will be held by the family. Flowers may be delivered to Collins-Burke Funeral Home in Jasper.
He was preceded in death by his father, H.P. Gaines; mother, Gwen Gaines; brother, Rueben Gaines; and son, Jim Gaines.
He is survived by his daughters, Patti Ewing of Oswego, Kan., and Terri Buckel of Alpharetta, Ga.; son, Mark Gaines of Jasper; brothers, David Gaines and Hugh (Pen) Gaines, both of Jasper and Jim Gaines of Lawrenceville, Ga.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.