David O’Neil Hinton


DECATUR — David O’Neil Hinton, 72, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m., onThursday, May 16, 2019, at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Decatur, with visitation two hours prior to service time at the funeral home.  

Memorials may be made to Clinton YMCA, Clinton Youth Baseball or Clinton Youth Softball.  Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Decatur, will handle the arrangements.

David was born on July 27, 1946, in Decatur, the son of Dorlan O’Neil and Edith Berniece (Syfert) Hinton.  He married Linda Jo Stahl on November 27, 1971, in Niantic, Ill.

David was the Executive Director for the Dewitt County Housing Authority for 31 years.  He loved golfing, bowling, and watching his sons golf and play baseball.   David coached St. Teresa’s golf team for 10 years.  He was the Clinton YMCA President from 1992-1993 and 2002-2003.

He is survived by his sons Matthew O. (Bethany) Hinton and their children Evan and Autumn of Mahomet, Ill., Jeremy H. (Tammy) Hinton and their children, Anna, Kayla, Samuel, Nathanael, Jeremiah, Rebekah of Clayton, Ill., Bradley D. (Michelle) Hinton and their children Bryce and Reid of O’Fallon, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family in care of Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Homes at www.brintlingerandearl.com.

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