Earl Hughbon Hinch

September 14, 1938 ~ November 27, 2018 (age 80)

Earl Hughbon Hinch, age 80 of Knoxville passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2018.  He was a deacon at Heartsway Baptist Church.  He enjoyed bowling and gardening.  He was a very giving man and a faithful Christian.  Earl was married to the love of his life, Jeanette for 26 years.  He also served in the United States Navy. 

He is preceded in death by parents Ed and Della Mae (Bacon) Hinch.

He is survived by wife Jeanette Hinch; son Scott Hinch of Columbus, Ohio; daughter Kim (Hinch) Mays of Columbus, Ohio; step-sons Jeff Drinnen & wife Rinda of Knoxville, and Greg Drinnen of Knoxville; and step-daughter Cindy Connard & husband Devin of

Knoxville; brothers Sam Hinch of Clinton, John Hinch of Atlanta, and Jack Hinch of LaFollette; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-7 PM Friday, November 30, 2018 in the chapel of Martin Wilson

Funeral Home followed by funeral service at 7 PM with Mike Torrence officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, please make donation to Knox County Cancer Society.

Arrangements by Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where families matter most”

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