US Navy


Michael Hinson

August 23, 1943 ~ December 7, 2018 (age 75)

Mr. Michael W. “Mike” Hinson, 75, of Ft. McCoy, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018 in Lakeland, FL.  Mike was born and raised in Dunnellon, graduated from Dunnellon High School in 1961, and went on to attend CFJC.  He proudly served his country in the US Navy aboard the USS America during the Viet Nam War.  After his military service he worked for Florida Power Corp. for 30 years, retiring in 1998.  He and his wife Pat then moved to Blairsville, GA, where they opened an engraving business that they ran for 16 years.  They again retired and moved to Ft. McCoy, FL.  He was a member of the Dunnellon United Methodist Church.


His survivors include his wife of 53 years, Patricia Schneider Hinson, his son Darrell Wayne Hinson, Atlanta, Ga., his daughter Michelle Lynn Hinson Roach, Ft., McCoy, and his granddaughter Ashlynn Brooke Roach.


Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Roberts Funeral Home, 19939 E. Pennsylvania Avenue, Dunnellon, with interment to follow in Dunnellon Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends from 1 PM until service time.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the IBM Research Fund at Johns Hopkins Medical Center. 

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