Rev. Riley Hinton

Published 8:00 am Friday, September 16, 2022

Funeral service for Reverend Riley Leroy Hinton will be 11 a.m., Friday, September 16, 2022, at Riverwood Family, with interment in Riverwood Memorial Park.

Visitation is from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Friday.

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Mr. Hinton, 87, of Brookhaven, passed from this life September 12, 2022. He was born in Laurel, MS, November 22, 1934, to Leonard Leroy Hinton and Doris Viola Odom Hinton. He was an ambassador for the Lord Jesus Christ, serving as pastor to numerous churches, and a member of First Baptist Church in Brookhaven. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, and has even been able to share life with his great grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who loved him.

Rev. Hinton is preceded in death by his parents and his son-in-law, Glenn Dunbar.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 63 years, Patricia E. Hinton; children, Ann Hinton Dunbar, Brent Alan Hinton (Cindy); five grandchildren, Brian Dunbar (Savannah), Brandt Hinton (Kate), Braxton Hinton, Zoey Claire Hinton, and Riley Kate Hinton; and four great-grands, Berkley Dunbar, Bryce Dunbar, Brinkley Dunbar, and Mary Brixten Hinton.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to FBC Brookhaven Building Fund 200 E. Monticello Street, Brookhaven, MS 39601.