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Larry Lee Hinton

Larry Lee Hinton, 80, passed away on Wednesday, November 18th at his home in Marana, Arizona.  Larry was born to Helen (Stamback) and Boyd Hinton in Newton, Kansas on July 24th, 1940.  Larry and his family later moved to the farm south of Tribune, Kansas  where he lived most of his childhood.  Larry graduated from Greeley County High School in  in 1958.  He married Barbara (Hoff) Hinton on February 14th, 1960 in the biggest blizzard ever recorded.  To that union, they had Karen (Hinton) King.  Larry honorably served his country in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and later his county by serving as a volunteer fireman.  Larry later moved to Marana, Arizona in 1979 where he was a custom harvester  of wheat, milo and silage from Arizona, all the way to Montana.  Larry liked to live on the dangerous side, much to the worry of his loved ones.  He could often be found jumping out of airplanes, repelling down mountains and later took up building, selling and flying powered parachutes as well as instructing others how to fly them.  He loved to tinker on cars, trucks and anything that moved.  He was the master of Jerry rigging and could always be relied upon to make you laugh with a funny story or picture and with his dry sense of humor.  Larry survived a horrific plane wreck on January 18th, 2018 spending 2 months in ICU and 5 more in rehab to learn to live and walk without his lower leg, only to be diagnosed with cancer less than a year later proving once again how amazingly strong he really was, living 5 months longer than anyone ever expected.

He was proceeded in death by his parents Boyd and Helen, his wives Sue (Slaughter) and Barb, his brother Gary (Pat) Hinton and sister-in-law Arlene Hinton. 

He leaves behind his Love of nearly 30 years, Karen McChristian of Marana, Arizona, daughter Karen and son-in-law Ken King of Fort Worth, Texas and bonus daughters Monique Castillo and Rachel Castillo of Marana as well as grandkids Jade Satterwhite, Annika Kilbarger of Marana, Kaelin Reineck of Norwalk, Ohio, Marissa Wagner of Marana, Tessa Castillo, of Bullhead City, Arizona and Kaden, Kacey and Karson King of Fort Worth, Texas.  He also leaves behind brothers Tom Hinton of Rosalia, Kansas, Paul (Stef) Hinton of Redmond, Oregon, Jim (Janet) Hinton of Hays, Kansas and sisters Martha (Leon) Boar of Garden City, Kansas, Mary (Karl) Reimer of Selkirk, Kansas and Polly (Jimi) Cartwright of Johnson, Kansas, as well as a ton of nieces and nephews and many friends in the farming and aviation communities.

Due to Covid, services were delayed but are now scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 24th at 11:00 AM Pacific time at the VFW 15850 W. El Tiro Road, Marana, AZ 85653.
 

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