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In loving memory of
Bobby Lee Hinson
  • September 30, 1941
  • -
  • June 28, 2017

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Bobby Lee Hinson was born September  30,  1941 at Lowrance Hospital in Mooresville, N.C. to John Lee Hinson and Elsie Johnson Hinson and he went to his heavenly home on June 28, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents and only sibling, his brother Frank. Left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife, Charlotte and his three loving daughters, Deborah of Edgewater, Sara of Chapel Hill and Susan of Atlanta; and nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Bobby grew up in Mooresville, North Carolina and graduated from Troutman High School in 1959. Immediately upon graduation (at the age of 17) his Naval Reserve Unit was activated  and he was in boot camp when he turned 18. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Viet Nam era and was based on a ship in the Phillippines. After his military service he worked at various jobs primarily in air conditioning and refrigeration and attended Central Community College in Charlotte, N.C.  He had a maternal uncle who moved to the Daytona Beach area and he visited and came of love the area so in 1985 he and his wife relocated to Florida and he never wanted to leave and they have lived in their home in Edgewater for 30 years.

 After moving to Florida Bobby worked in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration until he joined  the Florida Park Service from which he retired. His last assignment was at Gamble Rodgers State Recreation Area in Flagler Beach, Florida. In the past he was active in the Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 44  as well as the United Methodist Church.

 His family requests that any remembrances be directed to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the Methodist Children’s Home in Enterprise, Florida.


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  1. Ann Byers Gilleland, Troutman High School Class of 1959 lit a candle:
    14 Jul 2017
    Lit since July 14, 2017 at 7:30:09 PM

  2. Sara Emory says:
    12 Jul 2017
    Does anyone besides me remember 8 track tapes? The very first Christmas present Bobby ever ha e me was a portable tape player. To a 15 year old this was the greatest gift ever. I was blessed to have him.

  3. Sara Emory lit a candle:
    12 Jul 2017
    Lit since July 12, 2017 at 7:09:35 PM

  4. Neal & Jaci Drescher says:
    12 Jul 2017
    Prayers for your family during this difficult time. We are so sorry to hear about your dad's passing.

  5. Christina Kirschbaum posted an image:
    11 Jul 2017
    Grandpa will be missed dearly, especially all the laughs that were had whenever he was around. I love you Grandpa!
    Grandpa will be missed dearly, especially all the laughs that were had whenever he was around. I love you Grandpa!

  6. Deborah posted an image:
    11 Jul 2017
    My parents on my wedding day
    My parents on my wedding day

  7. Susan lit a candle:
    11 Jul 2017
    Lit since July 11, 2017 at 7:26:12 AM

  8. Susan says:
    11 Jul 2017
    I love and miss you daddy. You were the best daddy a girl could ask for!!!

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    11 Jul 2017
    Lit since July 11, 2017 at 7:11:25 AM

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    11 Jul 2017
    Lit since July 11, 2017 at 7:00:33 AM

  11. Mary & Steve Goins says:
    11 Jul 2017
    Our deepest sympathy. May you seek comfort in Jesus and your family to get you through this very hard time.

  12. Mary & Steve Goins lit a candle:
    11 Jul 2017
    Lit since July 11, 2017 at 7:11:33 AM

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    10 Jul 2017
    Lit since July 10, 2017 at 7:06:01 PM

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    10 Jul 2017
    Lit since July 10, 2017 at 7:38:22 PM

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    10 Jul 2017
    Lit since July 10, 2017 at 7:45:08 PM

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    10 Jul 2017
    Lit since July 10, 2017 at 7:05:42 PM

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