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“We all will miss you grandpa. I am glad you get to be with grandma once again. I'm glad you were a part of our lives. I remember when i was in my...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: jeff frost - lafayette,In

“The best memories i have of grandpa "bob" hinton is when i was in my early teenager yrs grandpa and grandma would come and visit us about every day....Read More »
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“Grandpa, the first thing I think of is walking in your house and hearing you and grandma saying How-Do always with a smile. We all can say we never...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Janet Pelfree - New Jersey

“We are sorry to hear of the family's loss and want to let them know our thoughts and prayers are with them. We met Mr. and Mrs. Hinton late in their...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Dennis and Wanda Owen

“Bob was a great man. I got to meet him when he first came to Rosewalk. We enjoyed talking sports and about his family. Bob will be missed by so many,...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Erica Gordon

“Grandpa, I am thankful for all the time that we had together and very thankful that I was able to see you and talk to you one last time before you...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Jane Janoff - Verona, NJ

Charles R. Hinton, 94, of Lafayette, died at Rosewalk Village on Tuesday, February 09, 2010 at 8:15 a.m. Born in West Point, IN on July 15, 1915, he was the son of the late Earnest and Amanda Wise Hinton.

He married Thelma Crow on March 19, 1975 in Lafayette. She preceded him in death on March 21, 2008. Mr. Hinton was a security guard at St. Elizabeth Hospital for over 25 years before retiring. He loved the outdoors, gardening, watching Purdue sports, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving are three daughters, Jean McKinney and Barbara Frost both of Lafayette and Sally Balser (husband, Richard) of Brookston; a son, Charles Hinton (wife, Loann) of Lafayette; 11 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandy; a son, Richard; a step-son, Carl; one sister and one brother.

Visitation one hour prior to the 11 a.m. service on Thursday at Simplicity Funeral Care, 2529 Schuyler Ave., Suite 700. Pastor Anthony Carson officiating. Interment to follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer's Association. Share memories and condolences online at