April 12, 2021, 85, Goldsboro –
Aaron Alton Hinson, 85, passed away Monday, April 12, 2021 at Brookdale Senior Living on Country Day Road. Born in Goldsboro on March 27, 1936, “Al” was the son of the late Aaron and Lillie Mae Capps Hinson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Carmen Forrest, Jean Anderson, and Vivian Ginn, and his brother, Vernon McLean. Al is also survived by his nieces, Nancy Anderson Bowen and Karen Anderson as well as two nephews, Craig Forrest and Luciano de Souza. Al graduated from Goldsboro High School, the Eastern School for Physicians Assistants in New York, Western Carolina University, and he received a Master’s Degree from Georgia State. Al was a laboratory technician at Wayne Memorial Hospital for 4 years. He then served in the Army Medical Corp in San Antonio and Tokyo. Later, Al taught school for one year in Nashville and Burlington. He was the regional coordinator for 18 years with the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Al served for 7 years as the executive vice-president at the national office of the Arthritis Foundation in Atlanta, where he lived for 18 years. He returned home to Goldsboro upon his retirement and became a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Wayne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to www.seymourfuneralhome.com.