Born in Sumter, he was a son of the late William Albert and Erline Jeanette Watts Hinson. Mr. Hinson was twice married, first to the late Wanda Louise Dierich Hinson and later to the late Mary Jordan Hinson. Mr. Hinson was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and Korea. He later retired from Campbell Soup Co. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, the Sumter Masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite Temple and the Democratic Party.
Surviving are a daughter, Carla Erline Hinson of Sumter; three sisters, Willene Josey of Georgia, Frances DeGarmo of New York and Inell Nicholson of Pennsylvania; three grandchildren, Jessica, Paul and Katie Hinson; two stepdaughters, Mary Ruth Krewson and Gloria Jane Thompson; and one stepson, E.J. Donaldson, all of Sumter.
He was preceded in death by a son, Louie Carlyle Hinson Jr., and three brothers.
|Hearing the final rap Brother Hinson|
begins his Heavenly travels
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Bethel Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church Arise and Build Fund, 2401 Bethel Church Road, Sumter, SC 29154.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com.
Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad St., Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements, (803) 775-9386.