Robert Bruce Hinds Sr.


Robert Bruce Hinds Sr., 93, of Payson, died Feb. 19, 2008 in Payson.

He was born Nov. 5, 1914 in Ohio.

Mr. Hinds was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Rachel.

He moved to Payson in 1960 after his retirement to enjoy the fishing along Tonto Creek and at Willow Springs Lake.

He was a former member of the Maricopa County Search and Rescue, serving 1953-1957. He was also a member of the Maricopa County mounted sheriff's posse, 1957-1961.

Mr. Hinds is survived by sons, Robert (Barbara) Hinds Jr. and Larry (Geri) Hinds; grandchildren, Bruce Hinds, Greg Hinds, Robert Scott Hinds, Larry Hinds, Jr., Mark (Jesse) Hinds. Also surviving are great-grandchildren, Kevin Anthony Hinds, Alicia Marie Hinds, Amanda Sherie Hinds, Rick Steven Hinds, Larry Lee Hinds III, Bianca Rachel Hinds, Steven Andrew Serna, William Crawford Hinds, Carl Pointer, Karen Pointer, and Ashley Cooper, Kalystah Pointer.

Services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 23 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero Drive

Messinger Payson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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