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Harold C. "Shag" Hinton
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Obituary for Harold C. "Shag" Hinton

Harold C. “Shag” Hinton, 76, of Waverly, passed away unexpectedly during the early morning hours on Saturday, March 18, 2017. He was born in Portland, Tennessee to Lawrence C. Hinton and Marjorie Louise (Daniels) Hinton; his parents preceded him in death. On April 4, 1962 Shag was united in marriage to his loving wife and life companion, Janis L. (Hyatt) Hinton and she survives.

He was a member of United Auto Workers having worked at Chevrolet Truck and Bus for 30 years. He later started S & J Mowing Service. Shag was a devoted, well-known, and active member of the Morgan County community for many years. He served as the Harrison Township Trustee for 20 years and was very active on the Morgan County Fair Board for a number of years, having served as president. Shag was also the care taker for the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Waverly for 25 years. A man of devotion and faith, he was a member of New Beginnings Community Church, Waverly.

Along with his parents, Shag was also preceded in death by his grandmother, and brother, Philip.

A loving husband, father, grandfather, and true leader in his community, Shag’s memory will be forever cherished by his loving family, a host of friends, and the entire Morgan County community. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Janis; daughter, Cynthia Sue; son, James Leroy; daughter, Lisa Raufeisen of Waverly; and the light of his life, grandson Matthew Bradley.

A memorial service for Shag will be held at a later date. Final care and cremation arrangements were entrusted to the Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service & Crematory in Mooresville. He will be laid rest at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Waverly at a later date. You may visit where you may sign the online guest registry, and leave a personal message for Jan and her loving family.

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I.O.O.F. Cemetery

Waverly Road
Waverly, IN 46151


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