Ocala - James R. Hinds, 77, of Ocala passed away June 16, 2014.
He was born in Miami, Florida to Milton and Gretchen (Spero) Hinds. Mr. Hinds came to this area 14 years ago from Dade County. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and retired from the Dade County Sheriff's Office after 32 years of service as a Fingerprint Specialist. He played football for Miami High School, the Florida Gators and the FBI football team. He also enjoyed gardening and growing orchids.
Mr. Hinds is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Edith; daughter, Brigitte Edwards and her husband Thomas of Ocala; brothers, Jack Hinds of Santa Cruz, CA, Harry Hinds of Lake Placid, FL and Robert Hinds of Santa Fe, NM; grandchildren, Michel Edwards and Thomas Logan both of Ocala; great grandchildren, Samantha and Jessica Logan of Miami, FL.
Visitation will be held at Roberts Funeral Homes, Downtown Chapel, 606 SW 2nd Ave., Ocala on Saturday, June 21st from 10-11:30AM. Funeral Services will follow at the Funeral Home at 11:30AM with interment at Good Shepherd Memorial Gardens.
He will be dearly missed by all. A condolence message may be left at:

Funeral Home

Roberts Funeral Home, Downtown Chapel
606 Southwest 2nd Ave Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 622-4141

Published in Ocala Star-Banner from June 19 to June 20, 2014