|Birth: ||Mar. 23, 1923|
|Death: ||Jun. 16, 1999|
David was born in Palestine, TX to John Lee "Lee" and Grace Shaver Hinson. His father is buried in Ferguson Cemetery. His brother, John Franklin Hinson Sr., is buried in Roselawn Park. He was awarded 21 merit awards, including a Presidential Citation, Distinguished Flying Cross, Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart, for his service in the U.S. Air Force from 1941 to 1945. He married Mary Rachel Holley. He was residing in Palestine at the time of his death there. He was survived by his wife; one son, David Lee Hinson Jr.; one daughter, Gaye Laurie Hinson Karriker of Tennessee Colony; one sister, Bernie Walker of Salida, CO; and four grandchildren. His obituary was published in the Palestine Herald-Press, Thursday, 7 June 1999.
Lee Hinson (1898 - 1932)
David Lee Hinson (1923 - 1999)
John Franklin Hinson (1929 - 1964)*
Military marker: T Sgt, US Army Air Forces, WW II, Distinguished Flying Cross.
Created by: Louise Fisher Goff
Record added: Mar 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18564272
My brother also was awarded the Silver Star. They do not hand these out.|
Added: Jan. 19, 2010
To my wonderful Daddy - Words cannot express how much you are missed and thought of each day. When I see your memorial, I am so proud to be your daughter and so proud of the service and sacrifices you made for your country and family. I cannot wait to s...(Read more)|
Added: Oct. 18, 2009
The Silver Star|
Bob & Nancy Cannon
Added: Jul. 28, 2009
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