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January 25, 2022
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TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE US 701 BRIDGE OVER THE GREAT PEE DEE RIVER THE "CHARLES A. HINSON MEMORIAL BRIDGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS AT THIS LOCATION CONTAINING THE DESIGNATION.
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina General Assembly were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Charles Hinson on April 27, 2021; and
Whereas, a native of Conway, Charles Hinson was born on October 16, 1952, to parents Wendell Edwin Hinson and Lucille Ruby Calhoun Hinson. He was an alumnus of Coastal Carolina College; and
Whereas, a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Charles served two years on active duty and four years as a reservist; and
Whereas, for over thirty years, Charles worked with Waccamaw Land and Timber, and he also served as a president of Apache Campground; and
Whereas, a leader in his community, Charles was a member of the Horry Lodge #381 AFM and was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason. He was also a member of the Omar Temple of the Shrine and the Omar Peddlers; and
Whereas, Charles leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Kathy Hinson; his children, Katie Hinson Lewis and husband Cody, Courtney Cleveland and husband Darrin, and Chase Hinson; his grandchildren, Hunter and Grayson Lewis; his brother, Keith Hinson and wife Dixie; his sister, Karen Ligon and husband Tom; several nieces and nephews; and his dog, Toby, and cat, Reba. He will be greatly missed. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, request that the Department of Transportation name the US 701 bridge over the Great Pee Dee River the "Charles A. Hinson Memorial Bridge" and erect appropriate signs or markers at this location containing the designation.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to the family of Charles Hinson and forwarded to the Department of Transportation.
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