WINSTON SALEM, N.C. - Jim Hinshaw, 84, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, September 19, 2010, at Baptist Hospital.
The son of Julius and Mina Hinshaw, Jim was a loving husband, devoted brother, generous father, grandfather, uncle and friend. He spent most of his life in the Atlanta area where he was a highly respected leader. He was a talented and accomplished businessman, entrepreneur, and mentor. He was passionate about his beloved Georgia Bulldogs and Atlanta Braves. He was a dedicated member of Rotary International and held many leadership positions including District Governor receiving the Distinguished Service Award and Meritorious Service Award. He served as chairman of the Board of Directors of the Gwinnett Hospital System as well as numerous other civic organizations. During World War II, he served honorably as an ensign in the United States Navy. Mr. Hinshaw was preceded in death by a sister, Grace Lee Hinshaw Brown.
He leaves a family secure in the Promise of Eternal Life through Christ, our Savior.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Faye Hinshaw, Winston Salem, N.C.; a brother, Carl Hinshaw; sister, Edith Hinshaw Alldred, Winston-Salem, N.C.; son, Jim Hinshaw, Jr. and wife Laurie, Buford; daughter, Susan Diane Hinshaw and husband Ken, Monticello; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at Salem Funeral Home Chapel, 2 p.m., Thursday, September 23. The family will receive friends at Salem Funeral Home from 12:30 to 2 p.m. prior to the service. There will be a private burial following the chapel service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the First Moravian Church, 4950 Hugh Howell Rd., Stone Mountain, GA 30087, or Gwinnett Children’s Shelter, P.O Box 527, Buford, GA 30515.
Salem Funeral Home, Winston Salem, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.