+-- Thomas Hinshaw | 1841-1908 +-- William David Hinshaw --+ | 1882-1954 | | +-- Eleanor McKinney | 1849-1896 David Arnold Hinshaw ----+ B: 1930 | +-- James Jasper Barker D: 2007 | | +-- Annie Barker -----------+ 1886-1952 | +-- Ann Eliza Veach M: Opal Elfreida Blocker +-- David Lawrence Hinshaw, 1965- +-- Frana Lisa Hinshaw, 1970-
|David Arnold Hinshaw     [ID 10653]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
(David Arnold Hinshaw)a,b,c    (David Henshaw)d
Born Nov 21 1930, Whitt, Parker County, Texas.e,f
He married Opal Elfreida Blocker, Jun 8 1956.e,f    (Elfreida Blocker)e,d    Opal, daughter of Tom W. Blocker & Vernon Velma Savell, was born Apr 3 1938, Jack County, Texas.g
In 1997-2006 David was living near Weatherford, Parker County, Texas.h,e
David Arnold Hinshaw died Jan 6 2007, Weatherford, Parker County, Texas; buried Greenwood Community Cemetery.i,f
David's obituary was published in the "Star-Telegram" (Dallas / Ft. Worth, Texas) on January 7, 2007:i
David A. Hinshaw
1930 - 2007
David A. Hinshaw, 76, a retired TxDOT supervisor, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007.
Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Beulah Baptist Church.    Burial: Greenwood Community Cemetery.    Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Survivors: Wife, O. Elfreida; daughter, Frana L. Finley and husband, Curtis; son, David L. Hinshaw; sister, Dorothy Schindler; brother, W.F. Hinshaw and wife, Tillie; and grandchildren, Taylor, Sladen and Hannah.
Another obituary was published in the "Mineral Wells Index" (Mineral Wells, Texas) on January 7, 2007:f
David Arnold Hinshaw, 76
Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Home/Weatherford
David Arnold Hinshaw, 76, of Weatherford, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, in Weatherford.
Service was 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Beulah Baptist Church.    Officiating was Rev. Ronnie White of Cross Plains Baptist Church and Dr. Van Houser of Northside Baptist Church.    Interment followed at Greenwood Community Cemetery.    Visitation was Monday at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Home.
He was born Nov. 21, 1930, in Whitt, Texas, the youngest child of W.D. (Bill) Hinshaw and Annie Barker Hinshaw.    He attended school at Whitt, Salesville and Mineral Wells.    He went into the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, from 1950 to 1954, and served aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Point Cruz.    He went to work for the Texas Department of Transportation in 1955 and retired after more than 32 years of faithful service in 1987.    He then worked for six years, under then Parker County Commissioner Mark Riley as his assistant, and retired again 1993.
He married Elfreida Blocker on June 8, 1956.    They celebrated 50 years of marriage in June of 2006.    Two children, David L. and Frana L., made their lives complete.    The addition of three grandchildren added to their full enjoyment of life.    Taylor, Sladen and Hannah were the apples of Poppy’s eye.    He loved them so much.
David was an avid gardener who took great delight in his garden, especially his tomatoes.    He shared all he grew with family and friends.    David also had a great sense of humor and could entertain all with his stories -- some true, some not.
He was a good and faithful Christian man who loved his God and cherished his family.    He was a member of Beulah Baptist Church in Millsap.
Survivors include his wife, Elfreida; son, David L.; daughter, Frana Finley and husband, Curtis; brother, W.F. (Short) Hinshaw and wife, Tillie; sister, Dorothy Schindler; grandchildren, Taylor, Sladen and Hannah; many family members and friends, as well as fishing buddies Bob and Sam Shewmake.
(a) Contribution from Audrey Lillard Schafer.
(b) Obituary of Ellen Nora Hinshaw:
"The Fort Worth Star-Telegram", August 20, 1995, pg 26-27;
(UMI Obituaries 1990-1997. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998).
(d) Obituary of Charles Frank Schindler:
"The Fort Worth Star-Telegram", May 17, 1999;
(UMI Obituaries 1990-1999. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1999).
(e) Contribution from Elfreida Blocker Hinshaw.
(f) Obituary of David Arnold Hinshaw; the "Mineral Wells Index", Jan 7 2007:
(g) Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
(h) Obituary of Cora O. (Hinshaw) Barham.
(i) Obituary of David A. Hinshaw; the "Star-Telegram", Jan 7 2007:
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