Jay F. Hinton 78, former Frankfort resident, died at 6:10 a.m. August 20, 2013 at his home in Lafayette. Born October 29, 1934 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, to William & Chleo (Wolfe) Hinton. He married Sandra ‘Sue’ Dienstberger on June 7, 1958 in Delphos, Ohio and she preceded him in death on March 30, 2009. Mr. Hinton was a 1953 graduate of Delphos Jefferson High School. He had lived in Delphos and Van Wert, Ohio before moving to Frankfort in 1965. He then moved to Lafayette in 2002. Jay was a production supervisor with Mallory Controls for 31 years, retiring on February 23, 1996. He was baptized at the First Church of the Brethren in Lima, OH. An honorary lifetime member of the BPO Elks #560, Jay was past Exalted Ruler, past District President, past District Deputy of Grand Exalted Ruler and served four years as an officer of the Indiana Elks Association. Jay was an avid sports fan, following Ohio State football and basketball, Cleveland Browns football and Cleveland Indians baseball, all since 1947.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. with an Elks Memorial Service at 7:30 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, August 23rd with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will be in Green Lawn Mausoleum. Memorial donations may be made to the Elks National Foundation.
Son: Michael S. (Cheri) Hinton of Sellersburg, Daughter: Jodi D. Hinton of Lafayette, Daughter-in-Law: Kelli Hinton of Brownsburg, 5 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren.
Son, Mark S. Hinton in 2009, 3 brothers and 2 sisters.