The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

January 29, 2014

J.D. Hinson, 90, of Oakboro, a motorcyclist, who loved growing tomatoes, died Jan. 25, 2014


Tuesday, January 28, 2014 — James Durant “J.D.” Hinson, 90, of Oakboro, passed away quietly in his home, surrounded by his family on Saturday, January 25, 2014, in Oakboro, N.C.

Mr. Hinson was born September 18, 1923, in Stanly County, to the late Daniel Andrew Hinson and Annie Belle Cauble Hinson. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife of 62 years, Violet Tucker Hinson, in 2012.

J.D. was a loving father, papa and great-grandpa. He was a gentle man who lived out his faith by humbly serving others. He enjoyed traveling across the country on his motorcycle and growing tomatoes to give to his friends. He will be greatly missed by those whose lives were touched by his kindness.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 28, 2014, at Hartsell Funeral Home – Albemarle. A service to honor his life will be on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at Red Cross Baptist Church at 3:30 p.m., officiated by the Rev. Josh Fraley and the Rev. Garry Baker.

Survivors include son, Mike Hinson and wife Ellen of Oakboro; daughter, June Winfree and husband Michael of Clayton; grandson, Aaron Winfree and wife Carey; granddaughter, Amber Morzella and husband Daniel; and great-granddaughter, Reagan Winfree.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Hinson family.

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