|Herbert "Bud" Gaines, Jr.|
|4:00 - 7:00 PM|
|Postell's Mortuary Chapel
811 North Powers Drive
|Mt. Sinai Seventh Day Adventist Church
2600 Orange Center Boulevard
|Herbert "Bud" Gaines, Jr., 77, of Orlando, FL departed this life on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Herbert, a native of Hartwell, GA and the youngest of 13 siblings, was born on March 29, 1940 to Herbert Gaines, Sr. and Nancy McCurry Gianes. Shortly after his birth, the family relocated to Florida and Bud lived practically all of his young life in Forest City, Florida.
He was educated in Orange County Public Schools and employed by Orange County Waste Water Division in 1981 until his retirement. He joined Mt. Sinai SDA Church and was baptized by Pastor Herman Davis in 2014. He was a very faithful and hardworking member of the Community Service Department and its food distribution program and gardening project. He loved God, his family, gardening, and fishing. He also served in the United States Army.
He is survived by his adopted daughter, Dextina Gaines Spatcher of Orlando; sister, Mary Dee Gaines Johnson of Byromville, GA; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 from 4-7PM at the mortuary. A service of Celebration will be held on Thursday, July 6, 2017, 11:00 AM at Mt. Sinai Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2600 Orange Center Boulevard, Orlando. Interment: Florida National VA Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida.
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