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Joel N. Hinton, 93, husband of the late Mary Elizabeth LeRoque Hinton, passed away Monday, December 16, 2013 at Emeritus of Greenville.
Born in Pickens, Mr. Hinton was a son of the late Olar Thompson Hinton, Sr., and the late Lois Newton Hinton. He was a graduate of Mars Hill College and was employed by Duke Power Company for forty years. Mr. Hinton has been an active member of the Duke Power-ful Retiree Volunteer Association since his retirement, working with Meals On Wheels and Miracle Hill. He was member of John Knox Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are a step-son, Robert Anderson (Anne) of Elon, NC; step-grandchildren, Mary Margaret Cagno (Gregg) of Philadelphia, PA, Robert Anderson (Brooke) of Alexandria, VA and Sean Anderson of Elon, NC; a sister, Martha Pickens Dunn (Sam) of Pickens and a sister-in-law, Pinkie Hinton of Pickens. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Hinton was predeceased by three brothers, Trescott Hinton, Olar Hinton, Jr. (Red) and Calhoun H. Hinton and a sister, Corrinne Isley.
Graveside services will be at 2:00 PM Thursday at Sunrise Cemetery, East Cedar Rock Street, Pickens, with Rev. Joseph Gaston officiating.
Visitation will be from 12:30 until 1:30 PM Thursday at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to John Knox Presbyterian Church, 35 Shannon Drive, Greenville, SC 29615.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, which is assisting the family.
Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory - Downtown
305 West Main Street
Easley, SC 29640
Published in The Greenville News on Dec. 18, 2013