Albert's Story

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Albert R. Hinchman Jr., 66, of Danville, passed away peacefully at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 with his family by his side. Al was born Sept. 19, 1950, in Danville, the son of Albert Sr. and Alice Sirratt.
He married Margaret Clark and they had three children: son, Derek (Kristen) Hinchman and his children Austin and Aubrie; son, Dustin Hinchman and his children Cidney, Dylan and Parker; and daughter, Ann (David) Edington and her children, Lincoln and Colton; his sisters, Debbie (Tim) Sellers and Vickie (Jim) Klein; and several nieces and nephews.
He later married Dianna Newell on Dec. 20, 1997, in Westville, she survives. He was blessed with three more children: two step-daughters, Kim and Heather Thomas, their children, Keegan and Kylee; and one step-son, Scott and his children, Jeremiah, Maria and Breanna.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Michael and David.
Al was a lifetime member of Catlin Masonic Lodge #285, the NRA, American Legion Post 51 in Westville, and The Gao Grotto. He was also a member of 40/8 club. Al was a board member of Hyster Credit Union for over 15 years. He retired from Hyster after working 43 years there. He loved growing a garden and tending to his flower beds. Above all else, he loved spending time with his friends, family and his dog Shadow.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday Sept. 30, at 10 a.m. at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center at 3940 N Vermilion St., Danville. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Sept. 29, 4-8 p.m. As per his wishes, cremation will be accorded and he will be laid to rest in Sunset Memorial Park after his service.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Shriners Children's Hospital.
Please join Al's family in sharing video, memories and pictures on his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 27, 2016
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