Steven ‘Steve’ Slinkard



Steven “Steve” R. Slinkard, age 59, of Indianapolis, passed away on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at Community Hospital East. He was born in Greenfield on December 12, 1962 to Jon P. and Dorothy (Willits) Slinkard. Steve completed paramedic training at St. Vincent in 1988.

He was a paramedic for Wishard Ambulance Service in Indianapolis for 20 years. Steve was a deputy coroner for Hancock County from 2013-2017. In 2008, he was a nominee for Hancock County Coroner. He liked the outdoors, mountains, and camping. Steve loved his Diet Cokes.

Steve is survived by his children, Andrew Slinkard of Greenwood, Nathan (Jordan) Slinkard of Greenfield, and Sydney (Oscar) Slinkard of Mexico; grandchildren, Camilo and Ashley; sisters, Debra (Tom) Pomeroy of Greenfield and Sandra (Robert) Wolfla of Sulphur Springs, IN; and niece and nephew, Breanna and Landon. Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Jon and Dorothy Slinkard.

A celebration of life gathering will be held on Thursday, December 30, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary &Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140.

In lieu of flowers, please consider the needs of Steve’s family by sending memorial contributions to Erlewein Mortuary, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. Friends may share a memory or condolence at