Sugar Hill, GA
Robert "Bob" Saine
Robert "Bob" Saine, age 84 of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019 after an extended illness. He was preceded in death by first wife, Jean Cooper Saine; daughter, Donna Saine; son, Darrel Saine; parents, Francis "Mooney" and Alene Childers Saine; and sister, Brenda Saine Corley. Mr. Saine is survived by his wife of forty-seven years, Virginia Fleming Bruce Saine, Sugar Hill; children, Renee Saine Patton, Buford, GA, Lisa Saine Horah and husband Mike, Buford, GA, Amy Bruce Phillips and husband Russell, Gainesville, GA; grandchildren, Scott Lynn, Blake Patton, Alex Patton, Austin Patton, Keelan Horah, Evan Horah, Eric Horah, Sydney Phillips; twelve great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Bob Corley, Middleburg, PA. Bob was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 20, 1935. He attended Liberty Gwen and Dunwoody Elementary Schools, and graduated in 1953 from North Fulton High. He attended the Atlanta Division of UGA but remained a loyal Georgia Tech fan. His work ethic was established early on as a young worker at King Hardware followed by a thirty-two year career at Eastman Kodak. After retirement, he was in real estate for twenty years and was honored Agent of the Year multiple times. Bob was happily married to Jean Cooper Saine for nineteen years before she lost her life to cancer. On May 28, 1972 he was blessed with his second wife, Virginia Fleming Bruce Saine. They raised their four daughters in their home in Sugar Hill where they still reside. Frequent family gatherings, that now include eight grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren, have instilled fond memories of Bob, aka Daddy, Pa Pa. Bob enjoyed being around people and sharing stories of a life well lived. He and Virginia traveled extensively, filling his bucket list along the way. He also enjoyed playing golf, watching GA Tech sports, Atlanta sports and anything his grandchildren and great grandchildren were part of. He loved his backyard and kept the birds well fed with numerous bird feeders. Bob loved Sugar Hill United Methodist Church, where he was a member for forty-seven years and served as an usher and greeter. He was a part of the Friendship Sunday School Class, and the Keenagers.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Sugar Hill United Methodist Church Chapel with Rev. Jeff Coleman officiating. Interment will follow at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, June 1 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and again on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sugar Hill United Methodist Church, 4600 Nelson Brogdon Blvd, Buford, GA 30518, in memory of Robert "Bob" Saine.
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