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Garvis Hinson

October 25, 1932 — March 11, 2020

Rotan

Rotan- Garvis N. Hinson, 87, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020.  Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2020, at Rotan First Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in Belvieu Cemetery, directed by Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home. Visitation will be at the Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Born October 25, 1932, in Gibson County, Tennessee, Garvis was the son of the late Cecil Lee and Vina Ida (Smith)Hinson. Garvis was a veteran of the United States Marines.    He married the love of his life, Alta B. Parker on June 9, 1956. He worked for WTU as a lineman and then local manager until his retirement. Garvis was a volunteer fireman for the Rotan Fire Department for thirty-five years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and served as a trustee. Garvis enjoyed fishing, playing golf and working in his yard.  He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Garvis was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Roy and Jerry.

Survivors include his wife, Alta Hinson; one son, Paul and wife DeLanna Hinson; two daughters; Brenda McCall and Linda Brown, and husband Dean; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and one on the way; numerous nieces and nephews and friends.

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Visitation

Thursday, March 12, 2020

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Weathersbee Ray Funeral Home

111 N McKinley Ave, Rotan, TX 79546

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 13, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Rotan

201 N McKinley Ave, Rotan, TX 79546

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