Bobby Joe Hinman, 79, of Avon, passed away on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012.
He was born on September 11, 1933 in Lyons, IN to Thurman and Norma (Skomp) Hinman.
Bob was a 1951 graduate of Worthington-Jefferson High School and served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He worked as a Deputy Sheriff for the Marion County Sheriff's Department from 1970 until 1983 when he began a new role as Supervisor, working for the Marion County Family and Social Services Administration, retiring in 1998.
Bob is survived by his children, Lisa (Rick) Pruett, Melanie Hinman and Robert "Bobby" (Shelly) Hinman; grandchildren, Bryan, Erin and Chad; three great-grandchildren. He is also survived by brother, Bill (Maxine) Hinman and step-brother, John D. Jones.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jean (Hays) Hinman; and step-sister, Mary Nell Stahl.
A memorial service will be on Friday, Nov.16, 2012 at 6 p.m. at Flanner and Buchanan -- Speedway. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service, also at the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be given to the American Diabetes Association.
Friends are invited to leave online condolences for the family at www.flannerbuchanan.com.