William Hinshaw

                                          ┌── Elmer Hinshaw
                                          │    1863-1935 
                   ┌── Adolphus Hinshaw ──┤
                   │    1890-1962         │
                   │                      └── Nettie F. Reid
                   │                           1865-1943 
William Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1937            │
D: 2005            │
                   └── Lizzie Simmons
                        1900-1985 
M: Donna Smith
   ├── Cori Hinshaw  1
   └── Amy Hinshaw  1

William Hinshaw     [ID 03810] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

William Hinshaw2,3 [Billy A. Hinshaw4,5].

Born Apr 7 1937, Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois.3,4,5  

He married Donna Smith, Oct 20 1957, Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois.4  

William Hinshaw died May 16 2005, at his home, Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois; buried Plot 67, Delabar Addition, Oquawka Cemetery, Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois.4,5,6,7  

Billy's obituary was published in "The Hawk Eye" (Burlington, Iowa) on May 17 2005:4

Billy Hinshaw

Billy A. Hinshaw, 68, of Oquawka, Ill., died at 11:15 a.m. Monday, May 16, 2005, at his home.  Born April 7, 1937, in Oquawka, he was the son of Adolphus and Sarah Simmons Hinshaw.  On Oct. 20, 1957, he married Donna Smith in Oquawka.  

Mr. Hinshaw erected Butler Buildings in the area.  He then worked for 43 years for the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant and American Ordinance in Middletown.  He retired from American Ordinance in 2000.  

He was raised and educated in the Oquawka schools and was a graduate of G and O High School.  He was a member of the Local Machinist's Union and Oquawka Masonic Lodge.  He was an avid sports enthusiast and an Illini and Dodgers fan.  He enjoyed playing softball and hunting.  He loved to travel to Branson, Mo., and Las Vegas and liked going to the boat.  

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Cari Moore and Amy Hinshaw, both of Oquawka; two grandsons; two sisters, Shirley Lox and Delores Olson, both of Oquawka; and a number of nieces and nephews.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.  

Visitation will be Wednesday and Thursday at Turnbull Funeral Home in Oquawka, where the family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.  

The graveside service with Masonic rites for Mr. Hinshaw will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Oquawka Cemetery, with Pastor Lyren Haney officiating.  

Memorials have been established for Henderson County Health Department and Blessing Hospice.

A correction was published in "The Hawk Eye" (Burlington, Iowa) on May 18 2005:8

Correction

Billy A. Hinshaw of Oquawka, Ill., who died May 16, 2005, is survived by daughter Cori Moore and a brother, Harold Hinshaw, both of Oquawka.

Another obituary was published in the "Register-Mail" (Galesburg, Illinois) on May 17 2005:6

Billy Hinshaw
1937-2005

OQUAWKA - Billy A. Hinshaw, 68, Oquawka, died at 11:15 a.m. Monday (May 16, 2005) in his home.  

He was born April 7, 1937, in Oquawka, the son of Adolphus and Sarah Simmons Hinshaw.  

He married Donna Smith on Oct. 20, 1957, in Oquawka.  

Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Cori (and Kevin) Moore and Amy Hinshaw, both of Oquawka; two sisters, Shirley Lox and Delores Olson, both of Oquawka; a brother, Harold (and Velma) Hinshaw, Oquawka; a brother-in-law, James (and Wava) Smith, Oquawka; two grandsons; and nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.  

He was reared and educated in the Oquawka schools and graduated from G and O High School.  

He began work erecting Butler buildings in the area.  He then worked for I.O.P., the I.A.A.P., and American Ordinance, all in Middletown, Iowa.  He retired in 2000 from American Ordinance after 43 years of service.  

He was a member of the Local Machinist's Union and the Oquawka Masonic Lodge.  

He was an avid sports enthusiast and was an Illini and Dodgers fan.  He enjoyed playing softball and hunting.  He loved to travel primarily to Branson and Las Vegas and enjoyed gambling boats.  

Graveside service with Masonic rites will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Oquawka Cemetery, with the Rev. Lyren Haney officiating.  Friends may call on Wednesday and Thursday at Turnbull Funeral Home; family will be present to receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.  

Memorials may be made to Henderson County Health Department or Blessing Hospice.


Sources

  1. Obituary of Billy A. Hinshaw.
  2. Family lineage contributed by Peggy Joan (Peak) Hinshaw
  3. 1940 census, Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois; roll T627-811, ED 36-15, page 3A, line #8, household #49.
  4. Obituary of Billy A. Hinshaw; "The Hawk Eye", May 17 2005:
    http://www.thehawkeye.com.
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  6. Obituary of Billy A. Hinshaw; the "Register-Mail", May 17 2005:
    http://www.register-mail.com/stories/051705/OBI_B6EN24RJ.GID.shtml.
  7. http://www.findagrave.com.
  8. Obituary of Billy A. Hinshaw; "The Hawk Eye", May 18 2005:
    http://www.thehawkeye.com.


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