Clifford Reginald Hinshaw, Jr.

                                                                  ┌── Zeno Hinshaw
                                                                  │    1853-1919 
                                  ┌── Clifford Reginald Hinshaw ──┤
                                  │    1890-1967                  │
                                  │                               └── Annie Martha Allred
                                  │                                    1857-1921 
Clifford Reginald Hinshaw, Jr. ───┤
B: 1920                           │                               ┌── James T. Walton
D: 2008                           │                               │
                                  └── Lucille Garnett Walton ─────┤
                                       1894-1929                  │
                                                                  └── Penelope Roberts
M: Beth Ford
   └── Lucile Walton Hinshaw (1948-) 1,2

Clifford Reginald Hinshaw, Jr.     [ID 04099] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 25 1920, Edgecombe County, North Carolina.2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

On Jul 1 1941 Clifford Reginald Hinshaw, age 21, registered for the World War II draft in High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina.  He declared he was born Jan. 25, 1920 in Battleboro, North Carolina, and was then residing at 902 Rotary Dr., High Point, North Carolina, occupied as a teacher: "Unemployed (Summer)".  He declared his relative/contact was C.R. Hinshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as 5'8" tall, 140 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, and "scar on left cheek".5  

On Aug 10 1944 Clifford R. Hinshaw Jr., born 1920 in North Carolina, enlisted at Fort Bragg, North Carolina as a private in the U.S. Army Air Corps Reserves.  He declared he had a post-graduate education, and was single, without dependents.9  

He married Beth Ford.10  Beth, daughter of Oscar Edmund Ford & Elvie Jackson, was born Nov 24 1921, Clover, York County, South Carolina.10,11  

Clifford Reginald Hinshaw, Jr. died May 27 2008, Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina; age 88.6,7,8  

Clifford's obituary was published in the "High Point Enterprise" (High Point, North Carolina) on May 29, 2008.7

Reg Hinshaw Jr.  

CLOVER, S.C. - Clifford Reginald Hinshaw, Jr., 88, of Clover, SC died Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia, NC.  

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 30, 2008, at Clover Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. Douglass Key officiating.  Interment will be in Woodside Cemetery.  

Mr. Hinshaw was born January 25, 1920, in Battleboro, NC to the late Clifford Reginald and Lucile Walton Hinshaw.  Reg graduated from High Point High School in 1936, and from High Point University in 1940.  He received his Masters degree in History from Duke University in 1941 and in 1951 graduated from Gupton Jones College of Mortuary Science.  After college he became a pilot and flight instructor with the Civilian Pilot Training Program and continued flying and instructing in the U.S. Army Air Corp.  As a flight instructor at Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC he met his wife of 64 years, Beth Ford Hinshaw.  After his service in the Army he taught history at High Point College for two years.  In 1949 they moved to Clover and joined M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home and the Ford Chevrolet Company where he worked until retirement.  He was a licensed funeral director and embalmer at M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home and served as the Executive Secretary for the S C State Board of Funeral Service from 1960-1985.  He was an Elder at the Clover Presbyterian Church and a member of the Clover Lions Club.  He loved history and was an avid golfer.  

He is preceded in death by a sister, Garnett Hinshaw May.  

Survivors are his wife, Beth Ford Hinshaw of Clover, SC; daughter, Lucy Hinshaw Cathey & husband Robert of Anderson, SC; grandchildren, Mary Walton Cathey of Waltham, MA, Beth Paul & husband Andy of Greenville, SC, and Ellen Martin & husband Timmy of Anderson, SC; great grandchildren, Evelyn Birdie Paul and Sarah Ford Martin; sister-in-law & brother-in-law, Barbara & Jack Quinn of Clover, SC and two nieces and one nephew.  

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday night at M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, Clover, SC.  Memorials may be made to the Clover Presbyterian Church, 202 Kings Mountain Street, Clover, SC 29710 or to the Thornwell Home for Children, P.O. Box 60, Clinton, SC 29325.  M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, Clover, SC is serving the family of Mr. Hinshaw.

Beth died Jan 10 2012, Clover, York County, South Carolina; age 90.10,11  

Beth's obituary was published in the "Gaston Gazette" (Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina) on Wednesday, January 11, 2012:10

CLOVER, S.C. - Beth Ford Hinshaw, 90, of Clover, S.C. and Courtland Terrace, Gastonia, died Jan. 10, 2012.  

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Clover Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. Douglass Key officiating.  

Interment will be in Woodside Cemetery.  

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. in the church atrium.  

Mrs. Hinshaw was born Nov. 24, 1921, in Clover, S.C., to the late Oscar Edmund and Elvie Jackson Ford.  

She was the widow of Clifford Reginald Hinshaw, Jr. and was a 1942 graduate of Winthrop College, Rock Hill, SC.  Beth taught in the Clinton, SC and Clover, SC school districts.  She was a lifelong member of Clover Presbyterian Church and former president of the Women of the Church.  She also was a member of the Clover Womans Club, having served as President.  Growing up in Clover, she was an avid horse woman.  Some of her many interests were reading, family genealogy, and local history.  She was always kind, patient, and gracious, and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  

Survivors are her daughter Lucy Hinshaw Cathey & husband Robert of Anderson, SC; sister Barbara F. Quinn & husband Jack of Clover, SC; grand-children Mary Walton Cathey of Waltham, MA, Beth Paul & husband Andy of Greenville, SC, and Ellen Martin & husband Timmy of Anderson, SC; great grandchildren Evelyn Birdie Paul, Sarah Ford Martin, Marshall Hinshaw Paul and Meghan Addison Martin; and 5 nieces and nephews.  

The family wishes to express their sincere thanks and appreciation for the highly skilled, kind and compassionate care given to Beth during her 12 year stay at Courtland Terrace.  

M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, Clover, SC is serving the family of Mrs. Hinshaw.  

Online condolences may be made at www.mlfordsons.com.

Beth's obituary was also published in "The Greenville News" (Greenville, South Carolina)12 and the "Charlotte Observer" (Charlotte, North Carolina)13 on January 11, 2012, and in the "Anderson Independent-Mail" (Anderson, South Carolina) on January 12, 2012,14 and in "The Herald" (Rock Hill, state unspecified) on January 10-12, 2012.15

(photo)Photo: Clifford Reginald Hinshaw, Jr. 8


Sources

  1. Obituary of Beth Ford.
  2. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. 1930 census, 2nd Ward, High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina; roll T626-1695, ED 53, page 8B, line #71, dwelling #181, family #190.
  4. 1940 census, High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina; roll T627-2921, ED 41-71, page 2B, line #78, household #40.
  5. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. "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
  7. Obituary of Clifford Reginald Hinshaw, Jr. "High Point Enterprise", May 29 2008; "United States Obituary Collection", http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29366874.
  9. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Obituary of Beth Ford Hinshaw; "Gaston Gazette", Jan 11 2012:
    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/gastongazette/obituary.aspx?pid=155420125.
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=83262811.
  12. Obituary of Beth Ford Hinshaw; "The Greenville News", Jan 11 2012:
    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/greenvilleonline/obituary.aspx?pid=155420094.
  13. Obituary of Beth Ford Hinshaw; "The Charlotee Observer", Jan 11 2012:
    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/charlotte/obituary.aspx?pid=155423231.
  14. Obituary of Beth Ford Hinshaw; "Anderson Independent-Mail", Jan 12 2012:
    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/independentmail/obituary.aspx?pid=155432479.
  15. Obituary of Beth Ford Hinshaw; "The Herald", Jan 10-12 2012:
    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/heraldonline/obituary.aspx?pid=155423987.


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