William B. Hine

March 20, 1934 ~ August 22, 2018 (age 84)

William B. Hine Sr.  84, of Kansas City, MO, died at home on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. He was born March 20, 1934 in Carrier Mills, Illinois to the late Frank and Ethel (Burris) Hine.

Bill proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War; he worked for General Motors for 35 years before retiring; working his way up from the assembly line to being the General Manager. He was an avid reader and was quick with a joke or one-liner in almost every situation.  He also served as a Deacon at Bethel Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Joanne; daughter Lisi (Andy) Curiale, grandchildren Maria (Gary) Curiale -Sapp and Anthony Curiale, and sister Betty Hine.

In addition to his parents, Bill is preceded in death by his son William Hine Jr.

Friends may gather from 10-11 AM on Saturday, September 1, 2018.  Funeral Service will begin at 11 AM at Terrace Park Funeral Home 801 NW 108th St. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Kansas City Hospice Foundation and mailed to KCHPC, 1500 Meadow Lake Parkway, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64114.  Share online condolences at

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Kansas City Hospice Foundation
1500 Meadow Lake Parkway, Suite 200, Kasasas City MO 64114

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