Oct. 31, 1938—March 29, 2013
Delmas DeWitt Hinds was born Oct. 31, 1938, in Kinston, NC, but spent most of his childhood in the state of Tennessee. He passed away March 29, 2013.
Mr. Hinds received his bachelor’s degree from Berea College, Berea, KY, in 1955, and participated in graduate studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He worked most of his career in the insurance industry. He was a resident of Mt. Juliet, TN, for many years and retired ten years ago in Crossville. He was an active member of Homestead Methodist Church in Crossville. He was an avid painter, bird watcher, music lover, and reader and writer (poet).
He is preceded in death by his mother, Corinne Hinds, and father, Delmas Delphin Hinds.
Surviving family members are three children, Elizabeth and Denise of Crossville and David Anthony (Sheryl); and five grandchildren of San Antonio, TX, and Jessica (Robert) Dunn of Pegram, TN. He has two surviving sisters, Linda Cullity of Crossville and Pamela (Dean) Whitaker of Rush, KY; as well as cousins, nephews, neices, and other family members.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Oct. 31, 1938—March 29, 2013
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