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1945 Jim 2024

James A. Hinshaw

March 26, 1945 — April 28, 2024

Indianapolis, IN

James A. Hinshaw, 79, Indianapolis, went home to be with his Lord April 28, 2024. He was born in Indianapolis on March 26, 1945, to Oris and Lillian Hinshaw. 

He grew up in Indianapolis and graduated from Lawrence Central High School. There, he played football and was a lineman for 3 years. James attended Rose-Hulman and received his Bachelor’s and Master’s from Indiana State University. 

He was the business department head of Broad Ripple High School and finished his career as Vice Principal at Arlington High School. James began as a volunteer firefighter with Castleton Fire Department and was Chief for 10 years. He was a member of Legacy Bible Church. 

James is preceded in death by his loving wife, Judith. He is survived by his sons, John A. (Susan) Hinshaw, Jay A. (Jocelyn) Hinshaw, grandchildren, Jack, Reese, Will, Jamison, and Josephine.

Memorial contributions may be made to Legacy Bible Church, 13490 Howe Road, Fishers, IN 46038, Indiana Parkinson Foundation, 14350 Mundy Dr. Suite 800 #181 Noblesville, IN 46060, and Home for Friendless Animals P.O. Box 217 Waynetown, IN 47990.

Visitation will be held on Friday, May 3, from 10-12pm at Flanner Buchanan – Oaklawn Memorial Gardens (Conner Suite), 9700 Allisonville Rd., Indianapolis. Funeral Services will begin there at 12pm. 

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Visitation

Friday, May 3, 2024

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Flanner Buchanan- Oaklawn Memorial Gardens (Conner Suite)

9700 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46250

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Funeral Service

Friday, May 3, 2024

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Flanner Buchanan- Oaklawn Memorial Gardens (Conner Suite)

9700 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46250

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