Date of death: 4 Apr 1983 Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana
Greensburg Daily News, April 5, 1983
Roy Hinkle, 81, died in the Decatur County Memorial Hospital Monday afternoon after a long illness.
He is survived by his wife, Violet; one daughter, Mrs. Dallas (Lois) Crooke, Jr., Columbus; two grandsons: Randy Crooke, Mandan, N.D., and Alan Crooke, Saranac, Mich.; one sister, Mrs. Laud (Irene) Webb, Columbus; and one brother, Raymond Hinkle, West Carrollton, Ohio. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Greensburg.
The services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Michael Thiel officiating, and with burial in the Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The family suggests that memorials be in the form of contributions to the Decatur County Cancer Society or the Heart Fund.
Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, April 6, 1983
Word has been received here of the death of Roy Hinkle, 81, who died Monday at the Greensburg Hospital.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Howe-Gilliland Funeral Home in Greensburg. Burial will be Thursday at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.
He married Violet Wirey and she survives.
Other survivors include a daughter Lois Crooke of Columbus, a twin brother Raymond of Dayton, Ohio; sister Irene Webb of Columbus; a niece Jean Denk, Edinburgh; and a brother and sister-in-law Floyd Wirey and Lillian Wirey of Edinburgh; and two grandsons.
Submitted by Mark Wirey