Steve P. Hinkell, 75, of Henderson, NV, passed away on August 20, 2021, in Las Vegas, NV. Steve was born in Miami, Florida to John and Frances Hinkell on July 10, 1946. His family moved to Massachusetts in 1951 and came to Henderson in 1954. Steve attended St. Peter's Catholic School and Basic High, Class of 1964. His football skills earned him several scholarships. But, he joined the Navy and did three tours in Vietnam where he was highly decorated. He returned to play football at Dixie College and then Weber State University in Ogden, Utah while studying Electrical Engineering. He returned to Las Vegas and was a successful General Contractor and Electrical Contractor. He was married to Carol Bird Hinkell for ten years. After their divorce, he later met Alice Madrigal and they were together for over 30 years until she passed in 2016.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents and Son, Jeffrey P. Hinkell. He is survived by his son Brian (Stacy) Hinkell, stepdaughter Melissa (Sean) Smith, stepson Bryan Madrigal, Steve's brother, John (Kathleen) Hinkell and sisters Madeline (Darell) von der Linden, Millicent Lauber and Francene Barbee, Granddaughters Briana (Dustin) Davis, Sydney Hinkell, Madison Hinkell, Grandson Logan Smith and very new great granddaughter Dylan Davis.
Steve was loved by all his family especially his many nieces and nephews and his many good friends. Steve was always generous, protective and mentored anyone who asked. He lived a big life.
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The viewing and funeral services will be held at Davis Funeral Home on Eastern at 11:00, Saturday, September 18. Burial will follow at Davis Memorial Park.
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