David M. Hinkson, age 53, went to be with his Lord after a short illness on Friday, March 15, 2013 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. A lifelong resident of Waterford, he was born in Erie on November 30, 1959, son of the late Ira B. Hinkson Jr. and Lillian G. Estes Hinkson.

Hinkson, David M.David loved his family and especially enjoyed spending his time with them telling jokes and laughing. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and 4-wheelers with his daughters and grandsons, and will be remembered for his big heart and willingness to help people.

For 25 years until last year, David was self-employed as owner and log truck driver for Hinkson Trucking. He attended Arbuckle Christian and Missionary Alliance Church.

Family survivors include his wife, Lori Miller Hinkson, whom he married November 27, 2004; two daughters– Kaili Ann Hinkson and Sara Mae Hinkson, both of Waterford; two step-daughters– Jessica Rosenberry of Waterford and Justine Nietupski and husband Dan of East Berlin, PA; three grandsons– Donavyn Rosenberry, and Nolan and Vance Nietupski; four siblings– Audrey Powell and husband Victor of Union City, Herbert Hinkson of Waterford, Beverly Koehler and husband Brent of Stuart, FL, and Benjamin Hinkson and wife Gretchen of Waterford; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut Street, Waterford on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and may attend the funeral service there Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Jerry Pyle of Arbuckle C & MA Church will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family or to WCTL Radio, Inspiration Time, 10912 North Rt. 19, Waterford, PA 16441.