Robert Gaines

EAST LIVERPOOL — Robert J. “Joe” Gaines, 72, of East Liverpool died Friday at Trinity Hospital in Steubenville.

He was born Feb. 24, 1946 in East Liverpool, the son of the late George and Ruth Cain Gaines.

He attended services at the Way Station.

He was preceded death by two brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Bertha Thrasher Gaines; a daughter, Teresa Martin of East Liverpool; and four sisters.

There will be no services

Arrangements were handled by the Arner Funeral Chapel, Chester, W.Va.