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James "Jimmy" Ransom Hinnant, Jr.

November 15, 1942 — September 24, 2022

Wilson

James "Jimmy" Ransom Hinnant, Jr.

James “Jimmy” Ransom Hinnant, Jr., 79, of Wilson, passed away Saturday. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Rev. Wayne Whitley will officiate. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park. Rev.

 

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 – 1:45 p.m., at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

 

Jimmy was retired from Wynn Salon Services, where he worked as a salesman. One of Jimmy’s greatest loves was music. He was a bass player in the band, “The O’Kaysions” who went on to have the number one hit “Girl Watcher”, in 1968 released by ABC Records. Jimmy also had a great love for his family and friends and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

 

Jimmy is survived by his twin sons, Anthony Scott Hinnant of Bradenton, Florida and Brandon Shane Hinnant of Wilson; grandson, Tyler Hinnant and great grandson, Landon Hinnant of Mechanicsville, Virginia; granddaughters, Breanna Hinnant and Baileigh Hinnant of Dudley.

 

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Patsy Holloman Hinnant; father, James Ransom Hinnant, Sr.; mother, Lois H. Scott; stepfather, Buck Scott; grandparents, Lester and Ora Shirley and uncle, Wilber Dean Shirley.

 

Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.

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