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Thomas Paul Hinners
October 3, 1947 ~ November 18, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Thomas P. Hinners passed away surrounded by his loving wife and family on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at his residence in Tullahoma.
He was born in Connersville IN in 1947 to Clara Caripolti Hinners Gianinni and Irvin Hinners . Stepfather Patsy Gianinni. He lived in Albany, NY and relocated to Tullahoma. Mr. Hinners was a US Navy Veteran and served in Vietnam. He was also an Albany NY police Officer for 21 years and upon retirement worked at the Port of Albany before moving to TN in 2011.
Tom was an avid camper who loved Sept camping in Raquette Lake of the magnificent Adirondack Park NY. He also loved to fly fish and work on small projects in his wood shop. Tom loved and cherished our deceased dogs Champ and Molly, and cats Casey and Zoe, and our current fur babies Max the lab, and Hunter and Willie our cats.
He is survived by his best friend and wife of 27 years to Catherine Helmer Hinners, Brother Richard ( Connie ) Hinners Cincinnati OH, and the Late Chuck(tina) Hinners of Virginia Beach VA. And cousin MaryHelen (Dick) Hankins of Connorsville IN
Brother in law to Carol (John) Casey of Menifee CA, Keith ( Tracy) Helmer of Roanoke VA, and Kevin (Adrianne) Helmer of Alpharetta GA
Children Maria Hinners of PA, Michelle Hinners of VA, Joseph Hinners of Albany NY, and Nancy Hinners Newsome of Abingdon MD Predeceased by son Jake Hinners
Grandfather to Zackhary Comisac, Dr.Michael Comisac, and Nick Comisac, Joseph and Jake Hinners, And Evan and Anna Newsome.
Uncle to John D Casey , Paul (Rachel) Casey, Melanie Casey all of CA, India Helmer Tanzy, Paxton Helmer, Max Helmer and Maverick Helmer, Patrick (PJ) Hinners, Gregg Hinners both of VA, Joseph Hinners, Jimmy Hinners, Jeff Hinners, Katie Hinners Martin, Kelly Hinners Hines all of OH
Great Uncle to Emily and Olivia Casey of CA
We are forever blessed by good friends Mark and Rhoda Bruno of SC, Geraldine Knapp and John Hormovitz of NY , Karen and David Malin of Spring Hill TN, Joanne And Dr Daniel Bregman Nashville, Trudy and Lewis Gutherie of Tullahoma, Tricia and Roland Stickel of Spring Hill TN and Chuck and Tracy Broadrick Tullahoma TN, David Latimer and Yvonne Moon of Wartrace TN, and The entire Anthony Family of Tullahoma and Shelbyville TN
Visitation with the family will be held Saturday, November 25, 2023 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at Tullahoma Funeral Home.
Memorial services will be held on Sunday, November 26, 2023 at 9:00 AM at the Mount Vernon Church of the Nazarene 2875 Short Springs Rd Tullahoma TN.
Special thanks to Nurse Sheila, Pastor Jeff and Bob and Nadine (and Maisy) from Hospice, friends and Pastor from our church Mike and Deanna Tyree, Linda and Jentry Damron, Jack and Edith Damron, and Sandra and Donnie Pilkinton. From food, to phone calls to prayers, I can never thank you.
Donations can be made in Toms name to the Coffee County Animal Shelter of the Tullahoma Animal Shelter