Dr. Hindman was born July 2, 1918 in Barren County, a son of the late Thomas Franklin and Maggie Depp Hindman. He was a veteran of World War II and he served the U.S. Army Calvary in Merrill’s Muaraders. He was a graduate of Georgetown College, a 1953 graduate from the University of Louisville Dental School and attended the University of Kentucky. He was on the Board of Trustees of Georgetown College for 20 years and served as a member of the Russellville City Council. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Russellville where he served as a deacon and superintendent of Sunday school for a number of years and was a Sunday school teacher of intermediate boys.
Dr. Hindman practiced dentistry in Russellville for over 50 years.
In addition to his parents, Dr. Hindman was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Elizabeth Smith of Horse Cave, Virginia Thomas of Columbia, Tenn., and Margaret Mullen of Nashville, Tenn., and a brother, Walter Deep Hindman of Glasgow.
Funeral services were Sunday, Aug. 16 at Russellville First Baptist Church at Main and Sixth Street with Bro. Buddy Crabtree and Bro. Eugene Reynolds officiating. Burial followed in the Maple Grove Cemetery. Young Funeral Home Russellville Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.
Pallbearers were Chris O. Watson, H.D. Short, Don Smith, Charles Townsend, Kenneth Sidwell, Frank A. Thomas, Phillip Hatchett and Jim Thomason. Honorary pallbearers were the deacons of First Baptist Church.
Dr. Hindman is survived by his wife, Dorothy Hindman; his son, Stephen (Michelle) Hindman of Russellville; his daughters, Susan Hindman Watson of Fayetteville, N.C., and Sarah Hindman (Thomas Clark) Summers of Brentwood, Tenn.; his sister, Eugenia Hindman Short of Columbia, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to First Baptist Church or Hospice of Southern Kentucky.