Donald Hiner

Donald Hiner

GIBSON CITY – Donald Earl Hiner, 92, of Gibson City died at 11:35 p.m. Sunday (April 15, 2018) at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018, with funeral services to follow at 11 a.m. at Lamb Funeral Home, Gibson City. Burial with military honors will be in Drummer Township Cemetery.

Mr. Hiner was born March 23, 1926, in Bloomington, a son of Earl and Edna (Baird) Hiner. He married Wilma Leonard on March 3, 1965, in Champaign. She preceded him in death March 30, 1999.

Surviving are a son, Daniel (Nancy) Hiner of Champaign; daughter, Elizabeth (Larry) Hiner of Colorado Springs, Colo.; stepdaughter, Barb (Perry) Comer of Gibson City; stepson, Edward Farris; six grandchildren, Ryan, Ross, Brittany and Matthew Hiner, Beth (Jason) Corso and Kelli (Shae) Blake; and four great-grandchildren, Jordan Blake, Conner Kinzinger and Lucas and Olivia Corso.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Florence Davis.

Don was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of United Methodist Church. He was a farmer and a truck driver for the University of Illinois, and a member of the Teamsters Union in Champaign. He was also a member of the Lee Lowery American Legion Post #568 where memorials can be made to its color guard unit.

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