ELKHART — Christopher J. Hinshaw, 54, died Monday at 11:13 a.m.
He was born Feb. 18, 1958 in Columbus, Ohio.
He is survived by his wife, Jan (Hoffman) Hinshaw, whom he married Sept. 4, 1982; his parents, Keith and Elsie (Mitchener) Hinshaw, Galena, Ohio; seven children, Heather Hinshaw, Mount Vernon, Ohio, Chelsea Hinshaw, Newark, Ohio, Leah (Anthony) Vranesevich, Elkhart, Alexandra Hinshaw, Mount Vernon, Ohio, Caleb Hinshaw and Hope Hinshaw, both of Elkhart; grandchildren, Zairah and Ulani; sister, Debbie (Fred) Rake, Delaware, Ohio; and brother, Brian (Kristan) Hinshaw, Columbus, Ohio.
He graduated from Olentangy High School, Delaware, Ohio, and from Ohio State University in 1980. He was the pastor of Elkhart Grace Brethren Church.
There will be a private family memorial service.
Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen, is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.rrefh.com.