James E. Hinkle, 94, of Chillicothe, died 8:42 p.m. Monday, August 28, 2017, at Traditions of Chillicothe following an extended illness.
He was born June 11, 1923, in Kingsport, TN to the late Charles E. and Mary Depew Hinkle. On April 17, 1942, he married the former Lillian O. Dykes who preceded him in death September 14, 2012.
Surviving are children, Dr. Philip (Arianne) Hinkle, of Worthington, OH, Juretta Hinkle, of Chillicothe and Steven (Patricia) Hinkle, of Shaker Heights, OH; a granddaughter, Shannon (Alan) McGuire, of Indianapolis, IN and great-granddaughters, Charlotte, Norah and Isabel. He was predeceased by an infant daughter, Judith Patricia Hinkle, two brothers and a sister.
James worked as an engineer for the Mead Corp., retiring in 1982. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran and a member Walnut Street United Methodist Church and Scioto Lodge # 6 F. and A.M.
A very special thanks to Debbie Kepp, caregiver and companion of 5 years, and his N.C.R. caregivers.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, September 2, 2017 at the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Scott Smith officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Walnut Street United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice.
You may sign his online register at www.warefh.com