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William M. “Mitch” “Pop-Pop” Hynson, Jr.

December 11, 1927 - August 4, 2020

William M. “Mitch” “Pop-Pop” Hynson, Jr., age 92, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.

Born in Wilmington on December 11, 1927, he was a son of the late Elma (Waller) and William M. Hynson, Sr. After graduating from Brown Vocational High School, Mitch went on to service his country in the US Navy. He made his career as an ironworker for many years.

Even at 92, Mitch was very active and never liked to stay still. He enjoyed working on cars, vegetable gardening, making fishing sinkers, collecting cans to recycle, and leather working.

In addition to his parents, Mitch was preceded in death by his loving wife, Gloria Hynson; son, Kevin Hynson; brother, Tommy E. Hynson; and sister, Barbara A. Thompson.  He is survived by his daughter-in-law, Sharon Hynson and grandchildren, Paul M. Hynson and Tracy Williamson.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will follow at 11 am. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.

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5 Condolences for William M. “Mitch” “Pop-Pop” Hynson, Jr.

  • Butch and I are so sorry for your loss .He was a great friend for a lot of years.We loved him and will miss him coming to the Rod and Gun Club.

  • My condolences for your loss. Mitch was a kind hearted man. May he Rest In Peace with those that have greeted him home, along with a choir of angels.

  • So Sorry for your loss Paul your pop pop was a really good kind man and you were so lucky to have him in your life for so long, although that doesnt help the loss you and your family must be feeling at this time. My sincere condolences

  • Paul, I was so sad to see the passing of your grandfather. Bill was a good neighbor to me, always looking out for me. I will miss seeing him around and chatting with him. He was a good egg. My sincere condolences to you and your family.

  • I can’t believe my Uncle Mitch is gone. You were my father’s older brother by 14 yrs. You scared me most of my life, however, u were always my Uncle Mitch… and u were the only one that kept up Pop-pop Hynson’s nickname for me.. I was never Michelle.. I was Sam.. 5 yrs ago when my sister Tricia passed Uncle Mitchell was there… and made my heart happy when he called me Sam…I love u Uncle Mitchell and now ur in heaven with my Dad an Aunt Barbara and Mom-Mom and Pop-Pop. RIP Uncle Mitch. I love u.