Robert Keith Stines, 63, of Morganton, passed away peacefully on Thursday January 12, 2023 at UNC Healthcare Blue Ridge following a period of declining health.

Mr. Stines was born on February 6, 1959 in Burke County to the late Edward Stines and Clara South Stines. He was a construction head foreman with Robinson-Morton Construction Company and was a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a sister Patricia Stines.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Christian Stines of the home; three sons, Colt Stines of Valdese, Daniel Oxley of Winston-Salem, Jeremy Stines of Jacksonville, FL; one daughter, Robin Waycaster of Morganton; his brothers, Rev. Jerry Stines and wife Darlene of Hildebran and Eddie Stines and wife Cathy of Granite Falls; also surviving are 13 grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday January 17, 2023 at Solid Rock Baptist Church in Morganton, with Rev. Stacey Layne and Rev. Jerry Stines officiating. Interment will follow in the Solid Rock Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese, where the body will remain until placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the funeral hour.

Memorial contributions may be made to Solid Rock Baptist Church, 252 Summers Rd. Morganton, NC 28655.