David Hinote was born October 4, 1926 in Milton, Florida to Alice Irene Pendleton Hinote and Willie Eli Hinote. He departed his earthly home on Sunday, March 24, 2019.
He had seven brothers and sisters, Jewel Hinote, Selma Gandy, Terry Hinote, Naomi Griffin, Mary Alice Lyons, Anna Ruth Casey, and Harold Hinote.
David was predeceased by his wife, Edna Cumbie Hinote.
He is survived by his daughter, Alice H. Vinson and son-in-law Terry Vinson; his granddaughter, Kelly S. Layfield and husband Glenn P. Layfield; two great-grandchildren, Abigail Layfield and Carter A. Layfield. Survivors also include his sister Anna Ruth Casey; his brother Harold Hinote; and many loving nieces and nephews.
David served in the army during WWII and the Korean War. He moved to Macon, GA after his tour of duty and worked for Georgia Kraft Paper Company until he retired and moved to Port Saint Joe, FL. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Port Saint Joe.
David was an avid bird hunter and fisherman. His fondest memories were of the many hunting trips with his brothers and nephews, Jeff, Hal, and Terrance. He also enjoyed baseball and played semi-pro ball for the Cincinnati Reds farm team until Edna told him that was not fitting for a married man. Then he played church softball.
A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 11 a.m. EDT at the First United Methodist Church in Port Saint Joe. The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 10 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 1001 Constitution Drive, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456.