Harold Edward Hinshaw, Sr

Harold Edward Hinshaw, Sr

Birth
New Castle, Henry County, Indiana, USA
Death 14 Dec 2013 (aged 91)
Mount Summit, Henry County, Indiana, USA
Burial Mount Summit, Henry County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 121831828 · View Source
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Harold E. Hinshaw Sr., age 91, lifelong resident of Henry County, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday Dec. 14,2013. He was at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born Oct. 10,1922 in Henry County a son of the late Herschel and Eva (Van Demmis) Hinshaw.

Harold attended schools in Knightstown and was an Army Veteran of WWII. He served in the European Theater and found in the Battle of the Bulge. He served proudly and Honorably from Dec. 1,1942 to Feb. 1,1946 and was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

After returning from the service, he married the love of his life Betty B. Beeson on March 9,1946. She preceded him in death March 26,2006 after 60 years of marriage.

Harold enjoyed working and did so until age 80. He served as a school bus driver for the Mt. Summit and Blue River Valley Schools for a total of 36 years. Harold was a farmer for 36 years and worked for the Henry County Highway Dept. after his retirement from farming.

He attended the Mt. Summit Christian Church, was a member of the Hagerstown, Indiana Masonic Lodge, and Hagerstown Order of Eastern Star. A sports enthusiast, Harold enjoyed bowling and golf, even hitting a hole in one at the American Legion Golf Course in New Castle. He enjoyed watching sports, especially the Indianapolis Colts. Most of all, Harold loved family activities, especially when the activities involved time shared with his Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. He will be greatly missed.

Left to cherish his loving memory include, one Daughter, Jacqueline Sue Darby of Lafayette, son Son, Harold E. "Edd" Hinshaw Jr. (Wife Alyce) of Mt. Summit, four Grandchildren; Jennifer D. Kreutz (Husband Clem) of Indianapolis, Dr. Heather Baker DVM (Husband Aaron) of Lafayette, Eddie Hinshaw (Wife Susan) of Springport, Brian Hinshaw of New Castle; Great Grandchildren, Ava, Eden and Luke Baker of Lafayette, Blade and Brayden Hinshaw of Springport, Hannah Hinshaw of New Castle. Also Siblings; Dorothy Ryan of New Castle, Carolyn Grim (Husband Gary) of Mt. Summit, Gerald Hinshaw of Mooreland, Bill Hinshaw of New Castle, Carl Hinshaw (Wife Vicki) of New Castle, Sister-in-Law Anna Marie Beeson of Dunkirk. Also many Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.

He was preceded in death by; his Parents, Herschel and Eva (Van Demmis) Hinshaw, Wife, Betty (Beeson) Hinshaw, Son-in-Law, Don E. Darby, Siblings, Margaret Sweigart, Bess Hoy Austin, Robert Hinshaw, Joseph Hinshaw, Betty Dick, Eula Mae Dick, Charles Hinshaw, Dick Hinshaw, Sister-in-Law Gloria "Tiny" Hinshaw.

Visitation will be from 6-9 P.M. Friday Dec. 20,2013 at Macer-Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Services in New Castle and two hours before the funeral at Mt. Summit Christian Church.

Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday Dec. 21,2013 at Mt. Summit Christian Church with Rev. Mark O'Brien officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Summit Cemetery in Mt. Summit.

Military Honors will be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and a contingent from the United States Army.


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  • Created by: Lola Pitman Snyder
  • Added: 16 Dec 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 121831828
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harold Edward Hinshaw, Sr (10 Oct 1922–14 Dec 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 121831828, citing Mount Summit Cemetery, Mount Summit, Henry County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Lola Pitman Snyder (contributor 47100876) .