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Former Hempstead County Sheriff Death

By Dale Gathright, Jr., 05/23/20 11:04 AM


HOPE – A former Hempstead County Sheriff passed away this week. (James) Henry Sinyard, age 86 of Hope, died Wednesday, May 21 at his home.

Henry was a graduate of the 1952 class of Patmos High School.  He was a manager and a top salesman for Life of Georgia Insurance.  In 1970, he sought for and was elected Hempstead County Sheriff and Collector where he served from 1971 to 1980.  After retiring from Sheriff, he ran a sawmill for 15 years.

Family graveside services will be held at a later date.