Graveside funeral rites for Drumright resident, Harold Hinshaw were held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 26, 2019 in the Shamrock Cemetery at Shamrock, Oklahoma. Chaplain Roy Bingham of Grace Hospice officiated. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Michael’s Funeral Home of Drumright.
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Harold W. Hinshaw, known to most as “Possum”, was born in Shamrock, Oklahoma on April 5, 1934 to the late Everett Hinshaw & Azalee (Wade) Hinshaw. He passed from this life in Cushing on December 22, 2019 at the age of 85 years, 8 months, & 17 days. Harold was raised & educated in Shamrock & had lived all his life in this immediate area. He had worked in the oilfields for 15+ years. He then went to work for Creek County as a grader & heavy equipment operator until his retirement. He married Mary (Derr) Osborn & they have remained together for 45+ years. Harold was a master woodworker & had made numerous miniature oilfield models which are on display at the Drumright Chamber of Commerce & the Drumright Historical Museum. His attention to detail was amazing. Another favorite pastime was fishing. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a SON: Donald Gene Hinshaw in 1976; a STEPSON: Harold Osborn; & a SISTER: Frankie Beck.
His remaining family includes his WIFE: Mary Hinshaw of Cushing; CHILDREN: Kenneth Wayne Hinshaw - & Roger Darrell Hinshaw, both of Drumright; STEPSON: Gerald Osborn of Oilton; GRANDCHILDREN: Tana – Kenneth, II – Azalee – Kirk – Gayla - & Ginger; 3 GREAT Grandchildren plus 1 on the way: SISTERS: Connie Stubblefield of Bristow – Dracy Flatt of Drumright – Shelia Deshazer of Oilton – Barbara Hinshaw of Oilton; plus several Nieces, Nephews, other relatives & friends. Visit www.michaelsfuneralservices.com to express condolences online.