James H. Hinton

May 3, 1932 ~ February 20, 2021 (age 88)


HURON – James Herbert Hinton, 88, of Huron, passed away at Stein Hospice on February 20, 2021 after a brief illness.

   He was born May 3, 1932 in Tiffin, Ohio. He taught elementary and middle school for the Huron School System for several years. He was an assistant high school varsity wrestling coach and a middle school football coach. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Bowling Green State University.

   He is survived by two daughters, Debra Hinton (David Mushin) of London, England, and KayEllen Hinton of Huron; son, Gary (Anne) Hinton of Huron; two grandsons, Daniel (Emily Rose) Mushin of Wimbledon, England and Andrew Mushin of Bristol, England; brother Richard (Sharon) Hinton, of Port Orange, Florida; nephews Brad (Mary) Hinton, Eric (Sarah) Hinton, Adam (Jennifer) Hinton; niece Kari Hinton; and other nephews, nieces, and cousins.

   He is preceded in death by his wife Patricia (Wolfe); parents, Herbert and Goldie (Coffman) Hinton; and sister, Dorothy Jean Churley.

   At the family’s request, there will be no visitation or services at this time.

   Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, 44870 or to Back To The Wild, P.O. Box 423, Castalia, 44824.

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   Foster Funeral Home & Crematory, Huron, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Stein Hospice Services
1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky OH 44870
Tel: 1-419-625-5269

Back To The Wild
P.O. Box 423, Castalia OH 44824

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