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(May 7, 1932 – July 5, 2010)

William Thomas Brines, 78, of Sanford, died unexpectedly at home on July 5, 2010. William was born on May 7, 1932 in Vincennes, Indiana to the late Esther (Sanderfer) and Milo Brines. On Aug. 22, 1953 he married his sweetheart Marjorie Davis in Green Castle, IN. William graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelors degree. He was a member of the St. Agnes Catholic Church of Sanford and the St. Joseph Catholic Church of Zephyrhills, Florida. He also belonged to the Elks Club and the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed life to the fullest and will be greatly missed by his family. William is survived by his loving wife Marjorie; sons Dirk (Mary Ellen) and Gregory; 5 grand children; brother, David Milo Brines and good friend Carol Brines. He was predeceased by his son Kirt; sister Jane Bedford and brother in law, William Bedford. A Funeral Mass will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, July 8 at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Sanford with Father Daniel Fox OFM Cap officiating. A burial will follow at the St. Agnes Cemetery. The Family will receive friends at the church from 12:00 until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the St. Agnes or St Joseph Catholic Church’s. Online condolences may be sent thru www.smith-miner.com. Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly is assisting the family.