William S. “Bill” Hynum

Published 11:37 am Tuesday, November 4, 2014

William S. “Bill” Hynum died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at his home. He was 76.

Born in Pattison, Mr. Hynum had been a resident of Warren County most of his life. He was the son of the late Lura Burton Hynum and Myrtle Williams Hynum-Deaton. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force.

Mr. Hynum was a machinist with LeTourneau, retiring with 30 years of service.  He was an active member of Southside Baptist Church.

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He is survived by his wife, Brenda J. Hynum; five daughters, Debbie Emery (Louis), Tammy Chapin (Joe Don), Patti Gordon (Richard), Robin Moore (Kevin) and Billie Jo Wagner (Mark); two sons, Marc Hynum (Jenny) and David Porter Jr. (Norma); 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Walter Hynum and George Deaton; and a brother in Christ, Jerome Pellegal.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Herbert “Lard” Hynum and Roy Deaton; and his stepfather, Burrell Deaton.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Southside Baptist Church with Brother Greg Clemts, pastor, officiating.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Wednesday at Southside Baptist Church until the service. Burial will be at Wintergreen Cemetery in Port Gibson, under the direction of Riles Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Grandsons.

Memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church, 95 Baptist Drive, Vicksburg, MS 39180.