Stephen Eugene Hinton, Sr. 72, of Rock Island, passed away Monday, July 20, 2020 at Aspenwood Health Care Center, Silvis.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Funeral services will be 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 24 at Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, Ltd., 1902-3rd Avenue East Moline. Rev. Van Flowers will officiate. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to the family. Public gathering limitations allow for 50 people at a time within the funeral home. Capacity limits will be monitored and all guests attending are to wear a mask and observe social distancing.
Stephen Eugene Hinton, Sr. was born March 23, 1948 in Marion, Illinois; the son of John Hinton II and Dorothy Martin Hinton. He attended United Township High School. Stephen worked in maintenance with the City of Rock Island. He enjoyed fishing, playing pool, and traveling. Stephen loved being with his children.
Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Stephen (Janice)E. Hinton, Jr., Moline, Toni Hinton Driver, Nashville, TN, Tonya (Douglas)Hinton Franks, East Moline, Shawn Hinton, Atlanta, GA, Aishia (Joel) McAdam Heller, Colona, IL, Jayson Goins, Atlanta, GA and Lisa Dorough, Phoenix, AZ, 16 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, his brother, John (Les) Hinton III, a host of nieces, nephews,and best friend, Gene Austin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter,
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