Patrick Lawrence Hinkson, 78, of Fayetteville, Pa., died Monday, March 24, 2014, at home.
Born Oct. 26, 1935, in Takoma Park, he was the son of the late George M. and Ella Oberholzer Hinkson. He was the husband of the late Louise Doan Hinkson; and of Vivian Cookston Grant Hinkson.
He retired, after 38 years, as a computer maintenance engineer from the Goddard Space Flight Center. He enjoyed fishing, visiting the ocean, camping, listening to gospel music and his pet cats.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Teresa Hinkson and Lora Arrington, both of Frederick, Jason Stevens, of Charlottesville, Va., and twins Gina Taylor, of Severn, and Chris Kline, of Mount Airy; a sister, Nancy Leak, of Ashton; and six grandchildren.
He was predeceased by brothers Fred, Ray and Robert Hinkson.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the time of service, 11 a.m. Friday at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St., Taneytown, with the Rev. Garry Sheaffer officiating. Interment will follow in Linden-Linthicum Cemetery in Clarksville.
Online condolences may be offered at www.myersdurborawfh.com
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