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Daniel C. Hinkley Jr. Obituary
Daniel Carey Hinkley Jr. of Treasure Island Oquossoc, Maine and formerly of Georgia, Medway and Medfield, passed away at the Thomas Upham House of Medfield on January 14, 2017 at the age of 86. Daniel was husband to June C. (Crowell) Hinkley for 66 years and son of the late Daniel C. Hinkley and Beatrice (O Day) Hinkley. He was the father of 3 sons: D. Michael Hinkley and his wife Anna of Hawaii, Bruce G. Hinkley and his wife Christi of Georgia, and Brian E. Hinkley and his wife Janie of Virginia. Daniel had 4 siblings: June Kelly of Medfield, Anne Morgan of Medfield, Edward Hinkley of Medfield and the late Beatrice (Reed) Hinkley. He also had 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Very active in the community, Daniel was a family man, a sportsman, and a patriot. He graduated from the Medfield Public School system with the class of 1948, then attended Boston University. From 1951 until 1954 he distinguished himself with service to his country in the United States Marine Corp., and remained active in supporting the military throughout his life. He had a busy career working for several companies such as Bendix Automotive where he was awarded Salesman of the year in 1968, Bardahl Oil, and Foam Industries from which he retired in 1985. In 1964 he received the Distinguished Salesman Award from the Sales and Marketing Executives of Greater Boston. Daniel enjoyed golf and tennis and was an avid hunter and fisher. He also loved time with his family, his children and grandchildren. In his spare time, he kept busy in community organizations: St. Josephs Mens Club of Medway, Knights of Columbus, and he served as an Usher at Our Lady of the Lakes Church of Rangeley during his time in Maine. He also was a member for over 60 years, and past Commander of the Medfield American Legion, Beckwith Post 110. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Dan at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 133 Spring St. Medfield, MA. 02052, at 10:00 oclock in the morning on Friday, January 20, 2017, followed by Military Honors. Visiting hours will be at the Roberts Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 Miller St. Medfield on Thursday January 19, 2017 from 4:00 oclock in the evening until 8:00 oclock in the evening, including an American Legion Service at 5:00 oclock. Please visit www.roberts mitchell.com to view the guest book, to find directions, and for any other information.
Published in The Country Gazette from Jan. 20 to Feb. 3, 2017
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