August 16, 1955 - April 6, 2022
Daniel "Dan" Lee Hinckley, a God given man who changed his life for the Lord, died on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. Dan, 66, of Charlotte, was born in Charlotte, Michigan on August 30, 1955, the son of Elam and Shirley May (Campbell) Hinckley. He married the love of his life Caroline Sue DeFrates on July 26, 1980 in Potterville, Michigan. Dan was a man who was always willing to devote his time to others, he was an active volunteer with Sparrow Eaton Hospital, formerly Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital. He also could be found at AL!VE where he loved working out, walking, and most importantly socializing with all of his friends that he's met over the years there. Dan was an avid Detroit Tigers fan and also UofM fan. Dan had a passion for being outdoors and loved spending his free time in a deer blind or sitting in a fishing boat. Above all Dan enjoyed helping his friends and making people happy. Dan is survived by his children, Melissa Poletti, Tony (Lavanna) Hinckley, Debbie (Jeff) Schultz, Barb (Chris) Perry; 11 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; siblings, Kathy (Gary) Aaron, Tina (Bob) Kellogg, Bruce Hinckley, Sue (Brent) Thornell; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife and best friend, Carolyn Hinckley; granddaughter, McKenzie Hinckley; brother, Dean Hinckley; and his parents. Friends are encouraged to support Dan's family by attending visitation or sharing memories on his Tribute Page at www.prayfuneral.com. Visitation will be on Monday, April 11, 2022 from 12 Noon until 2:00 p.m., with a Funeral Service beginning at 2:00 p.m. following the visitation. The funeral service will be webcast so you may watch it from any computer, smartphone, or mobile device that has internet access. Go to www.prayfuneral.com, click on Dan's tribute, then click on Photos & videos from your computer (or Media from your smart phone). Just prior to the beginning of the service, a link will appear on this page to watch the webcast. If desired, the family suggests memorial contributions to AL!VE or the Discovery Fellowship Church. The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.
Daniel "Dan" Lee Hinckley, a God given man who changed his life for the Lord, died on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. Dan, 66, of Charlotte, was born in Charlotte, Michigan on August 30, 1955, the son of Elam and Shirley May (Campbell) Hinckley. He... View Obituary & Service Information
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