Angus Thomas Hinson
December 7, 1945 - October 18, 2013
Angus passed away October 18th.A lifelong resident of Quincy, FL, he was the son of the late E.W. "Ned" Hinson and Frances Gray Thomas Hinson. He was a lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church where he was an Elder. A graduate of Quincy High School, Angus had an A.A. degree from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and a B.S. degree from the University of Georgia where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Order.He was a Captain in the United States Marine Corps and a Vietnam War veteran, and he was a 38-year member of the Quincy Rotary Club where he was a Paul Harris Fellow.
Angus started his business career at the A.L. Wilson Company in 1971 and in 1979 bought Love and Curry Agents (Hinson Insurance, Inc.), an independent insurance agency. In 1992 he founded Hinson Fuel Card, Inc., an automated fleet fueling business with locations in Quincy and Tallahassee.
Angus is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Sheryl Thompson Hinson; two sons, Angus Thomas Hinson, Jr. (Sallie) and Wilson Wallace "Wil" Hinson (Tracey); three grandsons, Wilson Wallace "Wil" Hinson, Jr. and Wade Livingston Hinson of Quincy, and Walter McRae Hinson of Raleigh, NC., as well as one brother and best friend, E.W. "Wilson" Hinson ("Tee").
He was the Master of the Hounds at the Soapstone Hunting Club, Lake Talquin, where he loved to hear the hounds run and loved to fish Lake Talquin with his friends.
Angus loved his family, church, country and hometown of Quincy, FL.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM in the sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church of Quincy on Sunday, October 20th. Services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Quincy at 11:00 AM on Monday, October 21st with burial following at Hillcrest Cemetery.
For those wishing to do so, memorial contributions may be made to Robert F. Munroe Day School and Big Bend Hospice.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home, Quincy, Florida, 850-627-7677, is in charge of all arrangements.
The dogs are caught. The fire is out. It's okay to go home.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2013