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Billy Hinson

November 10, 1935 — October 6, 2022

Billy Wayne Hinson, 86, of Oakboro, passed away Thursday, October 6, 2022, at Atrium Health Cabarrus Hospital in Concord.

Bill was born November 10, 1935, in North Carolina to the late John Spurgeon Hinson and the late Annie Mae Hinson.

He was also preceded in death by wife, Janice Carol Hinson; daughter, Cynthia Dawn Howell; brother, Boyd Lee Hinson; and sister Jane Lorch.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Thursday, October 13, 2022, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle. The funeral service will be on Thursday at 2:00 pm at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Oakboro officiated by Dr. Rev. Shad Hicks. Burial will follow at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery at 17236 Frog Pond Road, Oakboro.

Mr. Hinson was married to his wife Janice for 64 years until her passing in 2020, and they raised two children, Mark and Cynthia. He spent over 40 years being a coach, teacher, and administrator in NC and SC schools from elementary to college.  He was fortunate enough to be with the student athletes at Aycock High School, Stanfield High School, West Stanly High School, Cherryville High School, Spartanburg High School, USC Upstate, South Stanly High School, and Stanfield School.  He coached many good teams and great players, including those that developed professional careers in MLB, the NFL, and NBA.  In retirement he continued his love for golf and became the US senior games horseshoe national champion for 70–75-year-old men in 2014.  He enjoyed the opportunity to compete and will be missed by his friends and family in the places mentioned above and especially in his hometown of Oakboro, NC.

Survivors include son, Mark (Sue) Hinson of Folly Beach, SC, granddaughters, Taylor (Elliot) Marshall and Montana Hinson, and grandson, Rivers Hinson.
Donations may be made to the Stanly County NC Retired School Personnel Organization (NCRSP), at 807 Sylvania Ave. Albemarle, NC, 28001

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is servicing the Hinson family.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, October 13, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Hartsell Funeral Home Albemarle

522 N 2nd St, Albemarle, NC 28001

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Funeral Service

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, N.C, Oakboro


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Thursday, October 13, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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