John Lee Hinson, Sr.

John Lee Hinson, Sr.

July 7, 2022, 86, Goldsboro –

John Lee Hinson, Sr., 86, passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County on March 26, 1936, he was the son of the late Chesley Floyd and Bertha Mae Faircloth Hinson.

John is survived by his wife, Bobby Weaver Hinson; sons, John Lee Hinson, Jr. and wife Angela and Mark A. Hinson and wife, Tina; daughter, Lisa H. Goff and husband, Greg; grandchildren, John L. Hinson, III and wife, Allison, Garrett D. Joyner, and Matthew A. Hinson; sister, Mildred Talton; and several nieces and nephews.

John enjoyed being outside working in his garden or out wetting a fishing line. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. John could often be found at his grandchildren’s baseball games, cheering them on.

A service to celebrate John’s life will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, 2022 in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Rev. Christian Powell officiating. The family will receive friends during the hour prior to the service from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be private at Wayne Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Wayne Opportunity Center, P.O. Box 1007, Goldsboro, NC 27533-1007 or Faith Church, 1200 W. Grantham Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be expressed at