Carl L. Hindman, age 90 of Marion, passed away Monday, June 14, 2021 at Windsor Lane Health Care in Gibsonburg.
Carl was born November 15, 1930 in Marion, 1 of 10 children to Otis Lorenzo and Dorothy Magdaline (Altenberger) Hindman. Carl was educated in Marion and graduated from Harding High School in the class of 1948. He enlisted in the Army National Guard, proudly serving for 36 years.
On July 21, 1951 Carl was united in marriage to Dorothy Mae Carr who preceded him in death on April 17, 1990.
Carl was employed with Marion Power Shovel and worked there over 20 years. He served as a district sales manager for Federal Mutual Insurance Company. He also worked for the city of Marion where he drove bus until his retirement. Carl enjoyed sports and served for 15 years with the Ohio High School Athletic Association as a registered football official for high school and college games. He served as president of the association in 1963 and was named top official. In his spare time, Carl enjoyed watching military and western movies. Those who knew Carl knew his favorite actor was John Wayne. He also enjoyed listening to Big Band music along with the classics of Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra. Carl was a Marion history enthusiast, cataloging many stories and pictures of days gone by.
He is survived by his children: Michael (Sharon) Hindman, Monica Snow, Juliet (Jeff) Smith, and Bryan (Edna) Hindman; 13 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; brother Floyd (Karen) Hindman and numerous nieces and nephews.
Carl is preceded in death by his parents; his devoted wife Dorothy Mae Hindman; and siblings: Beulah (Bud) Bond, Sam (Rusty) Hindman, Margie (Paul) Reiff, Richard (Veda) Hindman, James (Vanessa) Hindman, Larry (Virginia) Hindman, Martha (Paul) Curren, and Carol L. Lichtenberger.
Visitation will be Monday June 21, 2021 at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 241 S Prospect St, Marion from to 10AM to 11:30AM; funeral service will follow at 11:30AM with Deacon Kevin Kehn officiating; burial will be in Marion Cemetery.
If so desired, donations may be made to Emanuel Lutheran Church.
The Snyder Funeral Homes, Denzer Chapel is honored to serve the Hindman family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com