David Issac Baine, 99, departed this earthly life on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at his home in Snow Hill, Maryland. He was born to the late Robert and Etta Baine on May 5, 1921.
David was married to the late Martha (Foreman) Baine on October 12, 1944 and they enjoyed a loving union of fifty-seven years until Martha preceded him in death.
During his lifetime he worked as a chicken grower. He also worked at Holly Farms for over 22 years, where he received numerous certificates before he retired. After retirement he became a full-time farmer.
David accepted the Lord at an early age, while attending Mt. Wesley United Methodist Church. His favorite songs to sing included, There is a Bright Side Somewhere and Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross. He was actively involved in Mt. Wesley United Methodist Church, where he served as usher and trustee. He also was a member of the number one choir: Wesley Gospel Singers, and the United Methodist Men. David functioned as the church groundsman during the bad weather until his health failed.
He loved the Lord, family, and friends. David was a servant at heart always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He was kindhearted, generous thoughtful and devoted to his family. He had a ready smile and possessed a quiet, humble heart and a strong prayer warrior spirit. The presence of God was always felt when we were around him.
He leaves to cherish loving memories, his six children: Maggie (Riley) Dale of Snow Hill, MD, David Lee (Yvonne) Baines of Girdletree, MD, Edna (Jerry) Copes of Salisbury, MD, Joyce Poulson of Snow Hill, MD, Sandra (Raymond) Maddox of Snow Hill, MD and Kenneth (Sandra) Baine of Snow Hill, MD; one grandson: Sherron Baine, whom he raised as his own son, two brothers: Robert Baine of Snow Hill, MD and Andrew Baine of Washington, DC; one sister: Leola Williams of Washington, DC; 15 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; 31 great-great grandchildren.
Besides his parents: Robert and Etta Baine; wife: Martha (Foreman) Baine; 2 children, 5 brothers, 3 sisters, 3 grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild, all preceded him in death.
Sorrowfully Submitted by the Family
HE ONLY TAKES THE BEST
God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be,
So He put His arms around you, and whispered "Come to me."
With tearful eyes we watched you, and saw you pass away.
Although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay.
A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands at rest,
God broke our hearts to prove to us. He only takes the best.
Lovingly Submitted by the Family
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