Ed Hinshaw
August 31, 1937  -  January 24, 2019

Ed Hinshaw

The Panhandle Church of Christ Family Life Center
207 E 4th St
Panhandle, TX  79068
Monday, January 28, 2019
Noon - 1:30 pm
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Panhandle Cemetery
Panhandle, TX  79068
Monday, January 28, 2019
2 pm

Panhandle Cemetery
Panhandle, TX  79068

High Plains Childrens Home
PO Box 7448
Amarillo, TX  79114

I served in the Army.

Ed Hinshaw, 81, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019.

Graveside services will be held at 2 pm on Monday, January 28, 2019 in the Panhandle Cemetery with Mr. Leonard Harper officiating. The family will receive friends from noon to 1:30 pm on Monday, January 28, 2019 in the Family Center of the Panhandle Church of Christ. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. In lieu of flowers his memory may be honored with a gift to the High Plains Children’s Home, PO Box 7448, Amarillo, TX 79114.

Ed was born August 31, 1937 in Panhandle, Texas to Clark “Shorty” Oliver Hinshaw and Vita Thompson Hinshaw. He proudly served in the United States Army. Ed married Marva Hines on April 7, 1966 in Claude, Texas. He received his undergraduate degree in 1971 from Lubbock Christian University. Ed chose to further his education at the Baylor School of Law where he received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence in 1975. He served as the Carson County Attorney for 16 years. Ed was an avid sports lover, especially Panhandle High School athletics. He attended and videoed hundreds of games often gifting the athletes with film of their sport. In fact he would follow Panhandle Panther athletes as they continued their collegiate sporting careers.

He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Curtis Hinshaw; granddaughters, Kalee Barton, Kristen Joy, Madelyn Hinshaw; and sisters, Ruth Profitt and Jean Kaufold.

Survivors include his wife, Marva of Borger; son, Scott Hinshaw and wife Julie of Trophy Club; daughter, Kathy Joy and husband Kenny of Canyon; nine grandchildren, Kyle Joy, Kevin Joy, Grant Hinshaw, Garrett Hinshaw, Halle Grace Hinshaw, Brenna Hinshaw, Arden Hinshaw, Kirstyn Hinshaw and Kenlee Hinshaw; six great grandchildren, Avery, Harper, Fynlea, Cooper, Addisyn, Cru; two sisters, Charlotte Rathjen of Houston, Joan Dockrey of Arizona; and daughter-in-law, Crystal Hinshaw.


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  1. Rev Dr. Jerry R. Lane

    Marva, please know that Mary Lou and I send our deepest sympathy to you and your family on you loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. So many fond memories of the past.

  2. Jerry Cummings
    Dallas, TX

    Rest in Peace Edwin. You accomplished so much after an humble beginning.

  3. Gaylon & Pat Stamps
    Panhandle, TX

    To the Hinshaw family:
    God is with you; Always!
    This is where a road ends and he’ll be there as you begin again, life without your Ed and your Curtis. Know He’s there. Note His guidance. Follow His ways.
    God bless you all!

  4. Mary & Milton Walker
    Pearland, TX

    Please accept our deepest condolences to your family. You have our prayers and thoughts. If we can help you in any way, please let us know.

  5. Zoe & Duane McGough
    Borger, TX

    I am so sorry for your loss and the long illness of Ed. May God be with you in these difficult times.

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