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William “Bill” Macon Hinnant

William “Bill” Macon Hinnant

WILLIAM “BILL” HINNANT

January 11, 1918 – November 14, 2013

WENDELL – William Macon “Bill” Hinnant, 95, went to home to the Lord on Thursday.  He was son to the late Walter Robert & Alice Mayes Hinnant.  A graduate of Wendell High School in 1935, he attended UNC for a year, then left to work for First Citizens Bank for 4 years.  Drafted into the U. S. Army in 1941, Bill served 4 years in Iran as a Warrant Officer and assistant Post Engineer.  Following his separation from service, Bill entered the University of Richmond, graduating with a BS in Life Insurance & Estate Planning.  He worked for Acacia and later Connecticut Mutual.  Named Jaycee Man of the year, he was active in the Raleigh Chapter of the Jaycees, The Lions Club, the Wendell Historical Society as well as a longtime member of Wendell Baptist Church.

Bill is survived by children; Lisa Brewer (Tom), Lynne Goss, Bob Hinnant (Suzanne), grandchildren; David Goss (Ali), Dr. Ashley Goss, and great grandson; Beckett Goss, many nieces & nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Wendell Baptist Church.

Memorial service 2 pm, Sunday, Wendell Baptist Church with reception to follow in the fellowship hall.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.  www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net

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