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James Michael "Mike" Hinton

July 28, 1943 ~ March 26, 2024

James Michael “Mike” Hinton, 80, of Lake Charles passed away on March 26, 2024. He was born on July 28, 1943, in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to James Iler and Cleary Yeatman Hinton.

Mike graduated from Lake Charles High School and McNeese State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. He raised his children and lived all his life in Lake Charles. He worked for Curtis Industries for many years and eventually began his own industrial sales company, Federal Industries. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed the outdoors.

Those left to cherish his memory are his two children, Alan Hinton, MD (Bridget) of Lake Charles and John David Hinton of Lafayette, three grandchildren, Lauren Hinton Kirk, DPT (Colin), Kristen Hinton Casey (Grant), Jake Hinton, and three great grandchildren. He is survived by three brothers John Hinton (Shirley) of Harvest, AL, Richard Hinton (Jan) of Lake Charles and Scott Hinton (Jodi) of Baton Rouge and two sisters Jeannine Hinton of New Orleans, Elizabeth Hinton of Vinton and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Patrick.

Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until 10:45 AM at Johnson Funeral Home, 4321 Lake St., Lake Charles, on Saturday April 6, 2024. Graveside services will follow at Highland Memory Gardens with Monsignor James Gaddy officiating.

Services

Visitation: Saturday, April 6, 2024
9:00 am - 10:45 am

Johnson Funeral Home
4321 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605


Graveside Service: Saturday, April 6, 2024
11:00 am

Highland Memory Gardens
6325 Common St.
Lake Charles, LA 70607


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  1. Candle 1Mike was a brother to me from 1953 to 1958 and alas, we lost touch. Sleep well, my friend. Dave

  2. Candle 2I am sorry to hear of his passing. My heart and prayers are with his family. John David and Allen please let me know if we can do anything to help.

  3. Candle 2I remember when my brother Robert and I spent the summer with Mother Pearl and how Mike was good to us. Explaining to two young boys about hunting and fishing. Rest in peace cuz

  4. Candle 1Condolences to the Family of Mr. Hinton. I met Mr. Hinton thru my job at The old Lakeside Bank back in the 80’s. Such a nice, person that had a joking personality.. I never realized he was Dr. Hinton’s Dad. Rest In Peace Mike.🕊✝️🙏 Prayers for the family, and friends. Marth Richard✝️

  5. Candle 1We were so sorry to hear about Mike’s passing. He had such a wonderful sense of humor, and was kind to everyone around him. Please know that all of the family are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.
    Sincerely, Cheryl and Fred Hall


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