Russell F. Hinote, 78, of Sandwich, Illinois passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Northwestern / Valley West Hospital in Sandwich, Illinois.  He was born September 30, 1942 in Aurora, IL the son of Don and Sarah (Nichols) Hinote.  Russell attended school in Hinckley, IL and lived many years happily on Oak Street in Hinckley.  He spent several years at Sandwich Rehabilitation where he received excellent care.

He is survived by his cousins; Allen (Jane) Nichols, Diane (Al) Baldridge, Charlene (Robert) Ward, Delores Scott, and Sharon (Robert) Phillips.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

According to Russell’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral services, and a graveside service will be held at a later date at Greenwood Cemetery in Hinckley, IL.  Cremation rites were entrusted to Burkhart-Eighner Funeral Home in Sandwich, IL.  For more information or to sign the online guest book go to

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