Don S. Hinton, age 84, of Trigg Co., KY, a native of Montgomery Co., TN, passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015, at his home in Trigg Co., KY. Mr. Hinton graduated from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor's degree in Agriculture. After graduation he worked with his Father, T.G., in the family dairy cow operation for a short time and in 1955 he went to work for the United States Postal Service where he retired in 1988 as a Station Supervisor at the Hilldale Post Office in Montgomery Co., TN. After retirement he worked with Sadler & Son Trucking in Nashville, TN. Mr. Hinton was a member of Joiner's Chapel Church of Christ in Trigg Co., KY. He had a passion for flying & had his private pilot's license. He is survived by: Wife of 37 years - Martha Boren Hinton, Trigg Co., KY, Two Sons- Walter Hinton, Laconia, TN, Don S. Hinton, Jr., Clarksville, TN, Four Daughters- Mary Merritt, Clarksville, TN, Tonya Clan, Clarksville, TN, Melissa Kay Harrell, Cadiz, KY, Vicky L. Ashcraft & husband, Lane, Trenton, KY, 11 Grandchildren & 8 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by: Parents - Theodore G. & Mattie Douglas Hinton, Infant Son- Michael Lee Hinton, One Brother - Frank Hinton & One Sister - Jane Wright. Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St., in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM on Sunday, February 22, 2015. Funeral Service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 11:00 AM Monday, February 23, 2015 with Jerry Crunk, Rodney Cheatham, Don Helton & Phillip Hinton officiating. Burial will follow at Boren Cemetery in Trigg Co., KY. Memorial Contributions can be made to: Alzheimer's Association, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205 or the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, P. O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309.
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