John Raymond Hinton 71 of Herrick, IL passed away at 8:55 PM Friday Aug. 15, 2014 in St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.

John was born July 23, 1943 at Herrick, IL the son of Howard and Ina Mae Miller Hinton.

He married Peggy Hooper on Oct. 23, 1964 in Herrick.

John graduated from Herrick High School in the Class of 1961.

John was employed as a Sheer operator at Fedders Corporation (formerly Norge) in Effingham for 37 years.John enjoyed fishing, trapping, cooking for family and friends, playing with his dogs and working in his garden.

Surviving are his wife Peggy; children: Barby Renoe of Tower Hill, IL, Katrina (Greg) Smith of Effingham and John (Nancy) Hinton of Louisville, IL; grandchildren: Michael Smith, Jordan Smith, Johnathon Hinton, and Breanna Hinton; great granddaughter Payton Smith and canine friends: Sophie, Sweet Pea, Dolly and Maggie.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son-in-law Joe Renoe and infant sister Iola Mae.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday Aug. 20, 2014 in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Cowden.Pastor Nick Robertson will officiate.Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 PM Tuesday in the funeral home.Burial will be in Mound Cemetery, Cowden.Memorials may be made to the Family.On line condolences may be directed to the Family at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com