Published in The Capital Gazette on Apr. 24, 2015 ANACOSTIA 1949
Donald E. Hinton, 84, of Edgewater passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015 at his
Donald was born in Washington, DC on October 27, 1930 to the late Thomas and
Donald met his childhood sweetheart Betty when he was 14 and they were soon
married and enjoyed many years until her death in 2005.
Donald worked as an electrician for the local IBEW. Throughout his life Donald
enjoyed tinkering, building and creating things. He built his own home as well as the
home of his parents. Donald was a closet philanthropist, making donations to needy
causes without any self acclaim.
Donald was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Betty; and his son, Donald Jr.
He is survived by his daughter, Linda Chambers of Boynton Beach, FL; his
grandchildren, Chris (Danielle) Chambers of Ft. Mill, SC, Chris Hinton of VA,
Michael Hinton of Savannah, GA, Jimmy Hinton and Carol Goodwin, both of
Baltimore; 13 great - grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, Michael
A celebration of Donald's life was held on Thursday, April 23 from 6 to 8pm at the
George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, MD,
where his funeral service will be held today, Friday, April 24 at 1 PM.
Interment to follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Suitland, MD.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ,
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
An online guest book is available at www.kalasfuneralhomes.com
George P. Kalas Funeral Home, P.A.
2973 Solomons Island Road Edgewater, MD 21037