Hubert D. Hinton, 93, of Marshall, died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Mar-Saline Manor Care Center in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. Rev. David R. Van Horn will officiate. Organist Marie Boedeker will play "Amazing Grace," "How Great Thou Art" and "The Old Rugged Cross." Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Jon Alspach, Josh Alspach, Todd Bailey, Dub Clark, Clay Mead and Gerald Stone. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Davis, Harry Heinemann, M.H. Klausing, R.J. Moore and Herman Schulte. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association or First Christian Church in Marshall in care of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home.
Born July 29, 1910, in Marshall, he was the son of the late Hiram D. Hinton and Leona M. Hoyes Hinton. On Feb. 24, 1934, in Marshall, he married Edna M. Clark, who preceded him in death Aug. 20, 1979. He was a Marshall resident his entire life and graduated from Marshall High School and Missouri Valley College. He began working for Marshall Municipal Utilities in 1933 and served as superintendent there for many years before his retirement July 29, 1980. He was an honorary member of the Missouri Association of Municipal Utilities and a member of the Marshall Chamber of Commerce and received the first "Man of the Year" award. He was a member of the Marshall Lions Club and was named "Lion of the Year." He was inducted into the Missouri Valley College Hall of Fame in 1980 and was currently the oldest living member. He was a member of First Christian Church in Marshall and had served as a deacon and elder emeritus.
Survivors include one son, Steve Hinton of Marshall; one daughter, Beverly Bailey of Marshall; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers.