Larry G. Tinkle, 71, of rural Knightstown, passed to his eternal rest Monday, June 15, 2015, at his home with his family by his side. He was born Feb. 29, 1944, in rural Knightstown, to the late Newell and Viola (Cox) Tinkle.
Larry graduated from Knightstown High School with the class of 1962. He served in the Army 1962-65. He was stationed in Hilderburg, Germany. He retired from Delco Remy, after 34 years of service. Larry loved to travel and plant beautiful flowers and trees. He loved to spend time with his family and especially his two grandsons.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, of 48 years, Debbie Tinkle; daughter, Sheri (Jeff) Harmon of New Palestine and son, Brian (Doris Harsh) Tinkle of Knightstown; the Proud Pap of two grandsons, PVT First Class, Bayley Tinkle of the United States Army and Mason Tinkle; two sisters, Jhon (John) Ellingwood of Pendleton and Nancy Tinkle of Knightstown.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, June 18, 2015, at the funeral home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 19, 2015, at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle with Reverend Bob Lines officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hills Memory Gardens. Military rites will be conducted by a contingent from the United States Army.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Pancreatic Cancer Research, The Lustgarten Foundation, 1111 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage, NY 11714.
Condolences and memories of Larry may be expressed at www.hinsey-brown.com.