Franklin Hinshaw Jr.

March 19, 1953August 22, 2011

Mr. Franklin Thomas Hinshaw II, age 58, of Kennesaw, died Monday, August 22, 2011. A memorial service will be announced in Wilmington, NC in September.

Born in Asheboro, NC. Mr. Hinshaw was a 1971 graduate of Eastern Randolph High School. He was employed with Lowes in Woodstock, Georgia, where he enjoyed the friendship of many of his coworkers. He had a big heart and was always ready to lend a helping hand. He was also known for his patience, his sense of humor, and the jokes he shared. Franklin enjoyed hunting and was an avid reader of science fiction.

Surviving Mr. Hinshaw are: Three sons: Thomas Hinshaw of Fayetteville, NC; Sterling Hinshaw of Kure Beach, NC; Jonathan Hinshaw of Kennesaw, GA. Parents- Franklin Sr. and Bettie Hinshaw of Leland, NC Three sisters – Teresa Springfield of Wilmington, NC; Donna (Jan) Matthews of Monroe, NC; Linda Proetsch of Carolina Beach, NC Brother – Steven Hinshaw of Virginia Beach, VA

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Jonathan Hinshaw educational fund C/O Linda Proetsch 411 Fayetteville Ave, Carolina Beach, NC. 28428.

Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home in Kennesaw is in charge of arrangements


  • Memorial Service Saturday, September 10, 2011


Franklin Hinshaw Jr.

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September 7, 2011

I had not seen you, Frankie, for many years, but I will always have fond memories of our younger days and swimming in the pond. May your family carry their memories with them forever and find comfort in them always. Your were a true fighter! And, you were loved by many.

Jan Matthews

August 28, 2011

Through all the tough times, fun times, wacky times-- no matter what, I have and will- always love you, my big brother! Jan