Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

Paul J. Hinton, age 86, of Madisonville

 

hinton paulMADISONVILLE, KY - Devoted husband and beloved father, Paul J. Hinton of Madisonville, KY is now living in Heaven. Paul went to be with the Lord on Saturday morning, Dec 24. 2011.

Paul grew up on a farm in Beech Creek, KY. In his younger years, he taught school and coached basketball at Rochester High School. He was a long-time employee of Peabody Coal Company and accomplished Amway distributor. Paul served in the U.S. Army in Italy in WWII, where he was awarded the Bronze Medal. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Madisonville. Paul was a graduate of Western Kentucky University, past president of the Madisonville Lion’s Club and a Founding father of the Madisonville Community College Lion’s Club. His interests included Kentucky Wildcats basketball, hunting, fishing, bowling, and golfing. But above all, Paul will be remembered as a person who enjoyed and invested himself in the lives of others. His love for life and devotion to those whom he loved were endearing traits that will be deeply missed.

Paul is survived by his wife of 46 years, Billye; three daughters, Paula Jennings (Mike), Pat Menser (Mike), and Janet Price (Charles); two siblings, Marjorie Putnam and David Hinton; six grandchildren, Aaron Menser, Sarah Atwood, Angela Haibt, John Menser, Charles Wm. Price, and Will Craft; five great-grandchildren, McKenzie and Leo Haibt, Hannah and Elle Atwood, and Michael Menser. Paul was looking forward to the births of two new great-grandchildren (children of Charles Wm. Price and John Menser) and meeting Will’s new daughter, Leah. Paul was stepfather to Billye’s daughters, Cindy Messmer (grandchildren – Eric, Lori, Miranda, and Cassandra) and Connie Atkinson (grandchildren – Ben, Aaron, and Shawna.)

Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, December 28, 2011, at the First Baptist Church of Madisonville with Dr. Joe Leonard officiating. Burial will follow at 1:00 P.M. in The Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville, KY.

Pallbearers will be Noel Hardwick, Carl Foster, Meredith Henninger, Dan Reasons, Charles William Price, John Menser, Will Craft and Eric Messmer.

Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home. There will also be visitation at the First Baptist Church from 9:00 A.M. Wednesday with service to follow at 10:00 A.M.

Memorials may be made to the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation, 301 East Muhammad Ali Blvd, Louisville, KY 40202-9831.

3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16

In Other News...

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/11/14) ― The following Muhlenberg District Court fines were recently handed down. Bobby Kenner,… Read More

Purchase Area Writing Project

MURRAY, Ky. (7/10/14) — Sixteen teachers from western Kentucky participated in the Purchase Area Writing Project at… Read More
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 08, 2014 11141

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Shooting Death of…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 07, 2014 5948

Madisonville Police Bust Prostitution…

in Top Stories by Major Chris Taylor
July 07, 2014 5171

Parents Arrested for Leaving Minors in Car

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 11, 2014 4024

Madisonville Kmart to Close in October

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 09, 2014 3756

Madisonville Woman Arrested for Alleged…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 07, 2014 5948

Madisonville Police Bust Prostitution…

in Top Stories by Major Chris Taylor
July 07, 2014 5171

Parents Arrested for Leaving Minors in Car

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 11, 2014 4024

Madisonville Kmart to Close in October

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 09, 2014 3756

Madisonville Woman Arrested for Alleged…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 07, 2014 2965

MPD Responds to Fight, Drug Arrest Results

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 08, 2014 1592

Nashville Predators are Coming to the…

in News by Brittni Bunn
July 07, 2014 1583

Section of Kentucky 1456/Newbolt Road in…

in News by Keith Todd
July 08, 2014 1491

Owensboro Police Department Reports…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
July 08, 2014 1410

Owensboro Neighborhood Alliance Meeting…

in News by Abby Shelton
July 07, 2014 700

Owensboro Man Charged with Attempted…

in Top Stories by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 08, 2014 11141

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Shooting Death of…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 07, 2014 2923

Life of Muhlenberg Son Hank Becker to be…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
July 08, 2014 2528

Two Vehicle Collision with Injuries

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 08, 2014 2247

Graham Man Arrested on Several Charges

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
July 07, 2014 1870

Business Spotlight - Red Door Trading…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03