Thomas “Tom” Eugene Hindman, Sr, age 70, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Northeast GA Medical Center.
He was born June 2, 1947 in Soddy-Daisy, TN to the late James and Jessie Hindman. He worked as a truck and auto mechanic for 45 plus years. He loved anything to do with automobiles and also had a love for auto racing. Tom was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend to many. He had a way of making people smile. He gave so much joy to everyone he met, especially his friends at Fresenius (Lake Lanier Kidney Care) and mountain Medical Transport. -Thank you for taking care of him-
Tom was preceded in death by his parents, James and Jessie Hindman; grandparents, Oscar and Eva Barbee, who loved and cared for him for many years; and sister, Glenda Hindman; brothers-in-law, J.D. Cooke and Herman Nelson.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Faye Hindman, Gainesville, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Gene and Cat Hindman, Lake Wylie, SC; daughter, Christie Buffington, Gainesville, GA; granddaughters, Bailey Hindman, Chattanooga, TN; Karly (Dustin) Hindman, Rock Hill, SC; Elizabeth (DeVonte) Leach, Rock Hill, SC; Crystal (Josh) Stott, Dahlonega, GA; Briana (Christian) Kirk, Braselton, GA; and Allyson (Matt) Barnes, Lancaster, SC; grandson, Justin (Yuriah) Stott, Gainesville, GA; great grandchildren, Kaden, Jayson, Brandyn, Aaliyah, Thomas, Cassidy, Cayne, Tinsley, and Cylis; brothers and sisters-in-law, Glenn and Alice Hindman, Soddy-Daisy, TN; and Donnie and Lois Hindman, Dayton, TN; brother, Kenny Hindman, Soddy-Daisy, TN; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Johnny Gill, Martin, GA; sisters-in-law, Frieda Cooke, Soddy-Daisy, TN; and Brenda Nelson, Soddy-Daisy, TN.
A Celebration of Life Service for Tom will be held at 2:30 PM Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Yellow Creek Baptist Church.
Rev. Jason Buffington will officiate.
Online condolences may be made at www.hillsidechapelfuneralhome.com
Hillside Chapel Funeral Home & Cremation Services 1190 McEver Rd. Gainesville, GA is in charge of arrangements.