Originally created 12/25/05

Mr. Jay Howard Hinkson (AIKEN, S.C.)



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AIKEN, S.C. - Jay Howard Hinkson, 64, of Aiken entered into rest at Aiken Regional Medical Centers on Saturday, December 24, 2005. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM at Cedar Creek Church with Rev. Richard Swift officiating. Interment will follow in Bethany Cemetery. Jay was born on November 13, 1941 in Wilmington, DE to the late Howard and Eleanor Hinkson. After graduating from the University of Delaware, Jay worked as a Training Consultant for the Dupont Corporation. Upon moving to Aiken in 1988, Jay dedicated 35 years of service at the Savannah River Site as a Total Quality Consultant. After retirement and diagnosis of Cancer, he took the position at Sage Valley Golf Club as Director in Training for the caddy staff. Jay was a member of Woodside Plantation Country Club and was an active member of the Woodside Men's Golf Assoc. He previously served on the Parent Council at SAHS and was a faithful attendant at Cedar Creek Church. Jay islovingly survived by his wife, Pam Milner; two daughters, Ashlee Hinkson, Atlanta, GA and Brittaine Hinkson, Charleston, SC; two sons, Greg (Kristin) Hinkson, Rockchester Hills, MI and Jayson Hinkson, Aiken; two step sons, Ashe (Cher) Milner, Beaufort, SC and Morgan Milner, Aiken; grandchildren, Dylan Gunnels, Haley Hinkson, Griffin Hinkson, Darby Grace Hinkson; a brother, Gary Hinkson, Midloathian, VA; a step mother, Dorothy Hinkson, Perryville, MD; an aunt, Helma Davis, Newark, DE. Jay was preceded in death by his daughter, Stephanie H. Gunnels. Active Pallbearers will be Chuck Spencer, Shawn O'Conner, John Strode, Hugh Poplin, Bob Malloy, Gale Hovey, Joe Sabino, Mike Poth and Tate Hilliard. Honorary pallbearers will be Staff and Caddies of Sage Valley and the Woodside Men's Golf Assoc. Memorials may be directed to Cedar Creek Church, 3001 Banks Mill Rd., Aiken, SC 29803. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 PM Monday evening at Shellhouse Funeral Home, Inc., 924 Hayne Ave.,Aiken. You may call on the family at their residence, 149 Pine Needle Rd., Aiken. Please visit Jay's online memorial, http://shellhousefuneralhome.com Shellhouse Funeral Home, Inc., 924 Hayne Ave., Aiken, SC 29801. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle December 25, 2005