Carlton D. Gaines, 46

MARCH 4, 1966-DEC. 5, 2012

December 08, 2012
  • Gaines

Carlton Darnell Gaines, 46, of Ijamsville, Md., died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital.

Born March 4, 1966, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Arthur Dennis Gaines and Antoinette Louise (Smith) Gaines, both of Hagerstown. He was the past husband of Beth A. Gaines of Hagerstown.

Carlton graduated in the class of 1984 from North Hagerstown High School. He was currently a certified food service manager for Plamondon Enterprises in Frederick.

In addition to his parents and past wife, Carlton is survived by three daughters, Anastasia E. Gaines, Erin S. Gaines and Madison L. Gaines, all of Hagerstown; two sisters, Melissa A. Saunders of Elkton, Md., and Shannon L. Gaines of Hagerstown; his maternal grandmother, Cynthia Shepard of Hagerstown; three nieces; a nephew; a host of aunts, uncles and cousins; and a special friend, Kelly Morgan of Ijamsville.

The funeral service will be Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at noon at Zion Baptist Church, 61 W. Bethel St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Leroy Jackson will officiate. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon at the church.

Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Bryan K. Kenworthy P.A., 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences are accepted at

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