Don S. Hinton

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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Martha: Did not know about Don in time to visit you and the family. We certainly extend to you and the family our sympathy and offer our prayers for you. May the void left in your lives be filled with God's grace and strength. I always enjoyed your visits to church here and seeing you both at Joiner's Chapel.

I would like to express my condolences to Walter, Stuart, Mary K, Martha, Tonya, Melissa and Vicky. I know you will all miss Don. I can remember working on the farm once when I was very young. I must have just been getting in the way so Don told me to go find a left hand monkey wrench. I also remember asking Don what time it was and he would look at his wrist, without a watch on, and say "It's two hairs past a freckle." My prayers are with you.

Sending our love and prayers for strength and comfort to Martha and family.

Prayers for Martha and family.

Sorry to hear about Don's passing! Please accept my condolences! Allen Wyatt Joliet, IL
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