W R "Dub" Joines, 92 of Francitas, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2021. W R was born on August 14, 1929 to W R and Ada Joines. After graduating from LaWard High School, W R went to work for Alcoa and retired after 30 years of service. Upon his retirement, he was then able to become a fulltime rancher, his pride and joy was his cattle. Dub married the love of his life Albina Walleck in August 29, 1950 in Blessing Texas, they were married for almost 71 years. He is survived by his wife, Albina, daughters; Judy and husband Curtis Dykes, Penny Joines, sons; Jimmy and wife Kathy Joines and Clarence and wife Angie Joines. Also survived by his nine grandchildren; Travis and Cassie Dykes, Sadie and Derek Girouard, Will and Bree Joines, Janet and Nick Tran, Lynette and Saby Hernandez, Jennifer Joines and Tommy Dale, Blaine and Cadi Joines, Rebecca and Kolton Keith, and Deanna and Cody Garza, as well as his eighteen great-grandchildren; Jace Dykes, Allie Dykes, Cooper Girouard, Curtis James "C J" Girouard, Clayton Joines, Grace Moulden, Emma Moulden, Liam Joines, Lien Tran, Ethan Tran, Thomas Hernandez, Benjamin Hernandez, Rachel Hernandez, Abigail Hernandez, Stetson Shimek, Sterling Joines, Jacey Joines and Raelynn Keith.
W R was affectionately known as as "Dub" by his family and friends. He spent much time in the maintenance and the upkeep of their home place. He couldn't resist a good game of dominos with family and friends. When he could find the time, he enjoyed fishing and running the occasional trot line.
There will be a graveside service on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at LaBauve Cemetery in Francitas, Texas at 10:00 am with Father Johnson officiating. Special Memories will be shared by Curtis Dykes.
Pallbearers will be Will Joines, Travis Dykes, Nick Tran, Saby Hernandez, Jr., Blaine Joines, Kolton Keith, Cody Garza, Clayton Joines and Derek Girouard. Honorary Pallbearers will be all nine grandchildren and their spouses, as well as all eighteen great-grandchildren.
Services have been entrusted to Russell Todish of Slavik Funeral Home, 209 N. Allen St. Edna, TX 77957, 36-782-2152.
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