David C. Hindley, 65, of Shell Knob, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at Washington Regional Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark.
He was born on Jan. 25, 1944, in Blair, Neb., son of Robert and Arlu (Jurgens) Hindley. He was a graduate of Blair High School with the class of 1961 and served in the United States Army. He married Carole Linebarger on Feb. 5, 1987, at the First Christian Church in Shell Knob. They opened their first restaurant together in Shell Knob in 1987. Later, they owned and operated Carole's restaurant in Shell Knob for several years. He was a member of the Grace Community Fellowship Church in Shell Knob.
Survivors include: his mother, Arlu Hindley, of Blair, Neb.; his wife, Carole Hindley, of Shell Knob; two daughters, Trish Sorenson, and her husband, Mark, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Tanya Haye, of Blair, Neb.; two step-daughters, Sherry Stepp, and her husband, Buck, of Fort Worth, Texas, and Jo Marion, and her daughter, Jessica, of Shell Knob; one stepson, Cary Kincaid, and his wife, Melissa, of Perry, Okla.; three brothers, Keith Hindley, and his wife, Dolly, of Blair, Neb., Kevin Hindley, and his wife, Pam, of Blair, Neb., and Glen Hindley, of Victoria, Texas; three sisters, Shirley Smith, of Fairfax, N.Y., Delores Hindley, of Victoria, Texas, and Robin McNutt, of Ozark, Ark.; one brother-in-law, Rick Linebarger, and his wife, Diane, of Cassville; one sister-in-law, Joby McCall, and her husband, Marc, of Collinsville, Okla.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the Grace Community Fellowship Church on Saturday in Shell Knob, with Pastor Jonathon Brobston officiating. Burial followed at the McCullough Cemetery, south of Shell Knob with military honors conducted by the Shell Knob VFW Post 2203. Memorials may be made to the Grace Community Fellowship Church Building Fund and may be entrusted to the White Funeral Home in Cassville.