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Louis C. Hinson, Jr.

March 27, 1938 — November 8, 2022

Lilburn, GA

Louis Cornelius Hinson, Jr., 84, husband of 54 years to Gail Newberry Hinson passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2022, in Tucker, GA.

Louis was born in Thomaston, GA, son of the late Louis Cornelius Hinson, Sr. and Ethelyn Mitchell Hinson.  He was a 1956 graduate of D.W. Daniel High School and attended Clemson College.  He was retired from Lucent Technologies as a Systems Administrator.  Louis was very active in Boy Scouts, the Brookwood Band Association, and Old South Hunting Retriever Club.  He served in the National Guard and attained the rank of Staff Sargent during his 9-year enlistment. Louis loved his family, his country, his dogs, waterskiing, woodworking, and the Clemson Tigers. He spent his retirement years training his dogs to run hunt tests, shooting his guns at the range, and attending his grandchildren’s activities. 

Surviving in addition to his wife are his daughter, Lyn Risher and husband, Ben of Lawrenceville, GA; grandchildren, Abbey, Aaron and Anderson; brother, Tim Hinson (wife Janice) of Pickens, SC; brother-in-law Dr. Marcus Newberry of Beaufort, SC and sister-in-law Sally Newberry of Lawrenceville, GA. 

In addition to his parents, Louis was predeceased by his son, Blake Hinson; grandparents, Jack and Ethel Mitchell; and brother, Steve Hinson; brother-in-law Bob Newberry, and sister-in-law Nancy Newberry. 

There will be a time for sharing stories with friends and family from 1:00 to 4:00 PM on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at Bill Head Funeral Home & Crematory/Lilburn Tucker Chapel, 6101 Lawrenceville Highway, Tucker, GA 30084.

The family will also gather for fellowship and celebrate Louis' life on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 11 AM at Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home & Cremations, 108 Cross Creek Road, Central, SC 29630.

Graveside services will follow at 12:30 PM, Thursday at Woodland Cemetery on the campus of Clemson University.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to K9 for Warriors or the Brookwood Band

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Gathering

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

1:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory/ Lilburn Tucker Chapel

6101 Lawrenceville Hwy, Tucker, GA 30084

There will be a time for sharing stories with friends and family from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.

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Memorial Gathering

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home Chapel

108 Cross Creek Rd, Central, SC 29630

The family will also gather for fellowship and celebrate Louis' life on Thursday, November 17, 2022.

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Graveside Service

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Starts at 12:30pm (Eastern time)

Graveside services will follow at 12:30 PM, Thursday at Woodland Cemetery on the campus of Clemson University.

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