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Donald E. Hinton

Service Date: June 5, 2020
Interment Info: Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North
Service Info: Linnemann Funeral Home Erlanger
Service Info

Donald E. Hinton, 90, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at his residence in Edgewood, Ky surrounded by his family. Don spent 23 years in the Air Force and retired in 1969. He served as a Flight Engineer with the rank of Master Sergeant. He joined the service in 1945 at the age of 17. He traveled the world and visited over 50 countries during his time in the service. He had combat missions in both the Korean War and Vietnam. Don used his entrepreneurial thinking to sell ice cream as an adolescent and after retiring from the military, he was an accomplished technician in heating and air conditioning, even owning his own business. Don’s hobbies include fishing, fixing just about anything, and gambling. He deeply loved his family and all kinds of animals. Don is preceded in death by his wife Helen ‘LaVerne’ Hinton in 2009. Survivors include his children Dorothy (Tim) Ryan, Barbara (Gerald) Durr, Donna Hinton (Connie Downard), and Paul (Dawn) Hinton. Also surviving are 8 grandchildren: Robby Huff (Suzanne), Kyle Ryan, Deana Gabbard, Ryan Huff, Greg Durr (Katie), Andrea Condon (Nate), Olivia, and Aubrey Hinton. and 9 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held Friday, June 5, 2020, at 11:30 am at Linnemann Funeral Homes in Erlanger. Burial will be held at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown, KY. Memorials can be made to St Elizabeth Hospice 483 South Loop Dr. Edgewood KY, 41017. Online condolences can be made at

11:30 am

Linnemann Funeral Home Erlanger

30 Commonwealth Avenue

Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North

Address: 205 Eibeck Lane WILLIAMSTOWN, KY 41097
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Donald E. Hinton


Thinking of You

Sorry – the unsigned message was from Bob and Jeana Sand

Thinking of you

Paul, Dawn, Olivia, Aubrey & the entire Hinton Family,
We are sorry to learn of your loss. Thinking of you and sending many prayers your way during this difficult time. I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Hinton on a few occasions and I will always remember his kindness and the love he had for his family. May you find peace and comfort knowing the memories that you have will always remain in your heart. If you need anything, we are here for you.

My Thoughts and Prayers

To the entire Hinton Family,
I am so very sorry for your loss. Dawn, Paul, Olivia, and Aubrey-I am here for you and love you all!
Chandra Dixon

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time

Donna, Connie and the entire Hinton family, our thoughts and prayers are with you through this very difficult time. Please know that we love you and are praying for you. We are here for you whatever you may need. God Bless you and give you strength. Hugs XOXOXO April & Julie

Donna, my thoughts and prayers are with you, Connie, and your family

Donna, I’m so sorry to learn of the loss of your father. Losing a parent is so difficult and stressful, particularly in these challenging times we are all facing. I’m praying for you, Connie, and your family, and if there is anything I can do please let me know. Please take care of yourself, and gather some comfort that others are thinking and praying for you and your family, Carl Rust

Please know we are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.

Please accept my condolences, just know that I am here for you, please don’t hesitate to reach out, especially during this difficult time.

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