Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1937 & RJC

Billy Hinman BILLY OWEN HINMAN, 42, of Jacinto City, TX, native of Ranger, TX died March 30, 1961, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger. It was assumed that Mr. Hinman was electrocuted when a crane he was operating, in Houston for Brown & Root Construction Co., came close enough to a 12,000 volt powerline to cause an arc to jump to the crane. He had been employed by the firm a total of 15 years. Mr. Hinman was a captain on the Haltom City police force from 1953-1956. He entered military service, Sept. of 1944, and served in the parachute infantry until his discharge in 1946. Born Sept. 27, 1918, he was a graduate of Ranger High School and Ranger Junior College. In Ranger, he worked for Montgomery Wards and the police department. He was a member of the First Christian Church. At the time of his death, he is survived by his wife, Imogene (RHS-1936); a daughter, Miss Margaret Jane Hinman of Baton Rouge, LA; two step-sons, Eddie LeRoy Jacoby (RHS-1957) and Mac A. Jacoby (RHS-1960) of Ranger; two brothers, Garlan Hinman (RHS-1928) of Anahuac, TX, & Howard Hinman of CA; & seven sisters, Juanita Hinman Fortenberry (RHS-1929) of Arlington, VA, Uva Hinman Neill (RHS-1931) of Kerrville, Ada Mae Hinman Wyatt (RHS-1933), Mary Hinman Wilshusen (RHS-1943), Katherine Hinman Rumley (RHS-1939) and Patsy Hinman Densmore (RHS-1945), all of Phoenix, AZ, & Betty Jo Hinman Knight (RHS-1943) of Great Falls, MT. Billy Hinman