GREENVILLE, KY., David Corbett Hinton, 87, of Greenville passed away Thursday morning, February 11, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Owensboro from injuries sustained during a fall at his home. He was born November 13, 1933 in Beech Creek, KY the son of Ulie E. Hinton and Mabel Grace McKenney Hinton. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Greenville and he retired from Peabody Coal Company in 1992 after working for 40 years at River Queen Mine. He was the president of River Queen Local 1148 and he owned and operated Beechmont Auto Parts from 1977 for 35 years. He was a loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather and a guiding light and influence on his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 63 years Alice “Marie” Grace Hinton, 3 brothers H. L. Hinton, Paul J. Hinton, and Thurman Hinton, and a sister Marjorie Putnam.
He is survived by a daughter Vickie (Mike) Little, 2 sons John (Patty) Hinton and Gary (Melinda) Hinton, 8 grandchildren John W. Hinton, David I. Hinton, Stephen Little, Elizabeth Little Cook, Allison Hinton Shelton, Jacob Hinton, Will Hinton, Abbey Hinton, 3 step-grandchildren Kristy Koerner, Crew Kemp, Keeler Kemp, and 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville after 12:00 PM until time of funeral. All participants will be required to wear a face covering and to observe social distances.
Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville, KY with Rev. John Galyen officiating and burial to follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.garysfuneralhome.net