Tribute for Phillip "Phil" Joseph Hinshaw | Cumby Family Funeral Service
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Phillip "Phil" Joseph Hinshaw

September 1, 1936 ~ May 11, 2019 (age 82)

Phillip Joseph Hinshaw, 82, of High Point passed away on May 11, 2019 at Pennybyrn. Born on September 1, 1936 to John and Martha Safrit Hinshaw, he was a lifelong resident of High Point and a graduate of High Point High School. Known as a hard-working salesman, Phil along with his wife, Shelby, owned and operated Whippoorwill Wholesale for 49 years, building a network of loyal customers and friends across the central Piedmont and Sandhills region. An avid deer hunter and outdoorsman, he loved time in the woods especially at his beloved farm in Ellerbe, NC. His annual Post-Thanksgiving Pork Chop Supper was a legendary tradition that drew hundreds. He was a proud member of the Price and Richardson Hunt Club as well as the Sandhills Rod and Gun Club.  He was a Fourth-Degree member of the Knights of Columbus at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church where he faithfully ran their monthly Bingo fundraiser for many years. His generous, easy-going spirit, sly sense of humor, and love of family and friends will be greatly missed.

Phil was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mary Martha Hinshaw. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Shelby Mosley Hinshaw, and his daughters, Angela Bryant (Tim) of Asheville and Tiffany Brennan (Mike) of Tampa, Florida. He was PawPaw to his eight surviving grandchildren: Benjamin Bryant (Jenny), Daniel Bryant, Graham Bryant (Morgan), and Caroline Pressley (Tyler) all of Asheville and Sarah Brennan (fiancé, Greg Chapman), Olivia Brennan, Amanda Brennan, and Rebecca Brennan all of Tampa, Florida. He also leaves behind two great-grandchildren, Sadie and Avery Bryant of Asheville. His surviving siblings are brothers, John Hinshaw, Jr. of Texas, Michael Hinshaw of Topsail Beach, Matthew Hinshaw (Debi) of High Point, and Andrew Hinshaw (Bekki) of Greensboro, and sister, Regina Howard (Jack) of Texas as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point with Pastor Tim Bryant and Deacon Walter J. Haarsgaard officiating.  Visitation will be held prior to the service from 12:30-2:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Phillip J. Hinshaw Memorial Scholarship for the Fur, Fish, and Game Rendezvous Camp at Millstone 4-H Camp in Ellerbe may be directed to the Price and Richardson Hunt Club, PO Box 562, Wallburg, NC 27373.  Make checks payable to Price and Richardson Hunt Club.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of High Point Medical Center’s Inpatient Rehab Center and Pennybryn for their compassionate care.


Donations may be made to:

Phil Hinshaw Scholorship for Fur, Fish and Game Rendezvous Camp c/o Price & Richardson Hunt Club
P.O. Box 562, Wallburg NC 27373

*Make checks payable to Price and Richardson Hunt Club*

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