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Donald "Jake" V. Hintz, Sr.
  • December 07, 1933
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  • January 02, 2013

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Donald V “Jake” Hintz, 79, Beloved Husband, Father, and Friend passed away Wednesday January 2, 2013 in Ormond Beach, Florida. Jake was born December 7, 1933 in Massillon, Ohio and was a Korean War Veteran. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Marie, his mother Alnora Mc Fadden of Wooster, Ohio; Children Donnie, Mark (Diane), Cindy Conley (Tom), Dale Smith, Nancy Lee (Ken), David Smith (Rita), Dennis Smith (Darlin), extended family members Pat Smith and Anna Briggs; Brothers and Sisters Michael Ohara (Carol), Jimmy Ohara (Cheryl), Patty Consentino, Colleen Harry (Scott), and Kathleen Ohara; 13 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents, Elizabeth and Floyd, his son Gregory Hintz, and Brothers Eugene (Gene) and Floyd Jr. Jake served in the US Navy during the Korean War and was in the Naval Reserve. He retired after 33 years from Republic Steel to move to Florida and retired from a second career as a mechanic at Daytona State College. Jake was a sports enthusiast. He was a great fan of the Massillon Tigers, Ohio State Buckeyes and he was especially passionate about auto racing, with drivers Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Dale Earnhardt Jr. as his favorites. He was an avid bowler, with a personal best game of 299, and a member of USA Bowling  for many years. He was the past president of the Massillon Bowling Association and the Daytona Beach Bowling Association. For most of his adult life, Jake had a motor home and traveled to sporting events with his sons and friends. After his marriage to Marie, they enjoyed traveling throughout the United States. Jake made a friend of everyone he met, especially if they were from Ohio. He loved to talk sports and was always ready for the next race or football game. One of Jake’s pleasures was sharing his morning doughnuts with his dachshund Missy. Jake’s long life touched many people and he will be missed and cherished by his family and many friends.  A visitation will be held from 1-3PM, Monday, January 7, 2013 with funeral services at 3PM at the Baldwin Brothers Heritage Place, 1 North Causeway, New Smyrna Beach. 

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  1. Dolly Trew says:
    07 Jan 2013
    Jake you will always be my brother in law. Say hello to Wayne and tell him I love him. I will never forget all the good times.

  2. Perry Jones says:
    07 Jan 2013
    Jake and I served on the Daytona Bowling Associations Board of Directors from a directorship to being President of the board. Jake also bowled on several leagues, and teams, with me for many years. He was a true friend and team member and will be missed by the many bowlers that he was assocated with. May he rest in peace. Marie I hope you know that all of the bowling association members will have you in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Donnie says:
    07 Jan 2013
    Rest In Peace Father you will be missed by my family !

  4. Doris Keller says:
    07 Jan 2013
    my prayers are with the family, and anyone that knew him and feels the lost of a great friend. i will cherish my memories of him, and of the time we went down there and he showed me his room, a shrine to nascar ..and how he talkd me into lettin him borrow my nascar book of the 50th anniversary.. well i know one thing, he has premo seats for all the races now.. R.I.P. Jake

  5. Anna says:
    04 Jan 2013
    Thank you Jake.

  6. Robert & Kids says:
    04 Jan 2013
    You have no idea how much you will be missed. Who is going to fuss Bobby about eating his dinner?? We love you!

  7. Nancy says:
    04 Jan 2013
    Going to miss my pal. Love you.

  8. Somebody posted an image:
    03 Jan 2013
    Dad helped make this dog hunt !
    Dad helped make this dog hunt !

  9. Somebody posted an image:
    03 Jan 2013
    Fun times !
    Fun times !

  10. Somebody posted an image:
    03 Jan 2013
    Rest In Peace Father you will be missed by my family !
    Rest In Peace Father you will be missed by my family !

  11. Somebody posted an image:
    03 Jan 2013
    She loves her Granpa !
    She loves her Granpa !

  12. Somebody posted an image:
    03 Jan 2013
    Keith
    Keith

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    03 Jan 2013
    Brad and AJ
    Brad and AJ

  14. Somebody posted an image:
    03 Jan 2013
    Fun times !
    Fun times !

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    03 Jan 2013
    Our past together !
    Our past together !

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    03 Jan 2013
    Food was great !
    Food was great !

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    03 Jan 2013
    Never to forget how special you were !
    Never to forget how special you were !

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    03 Jan 2013
    Dad was a very good mechanic !
    Dad was a very good mechanic !

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