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Robert W. Tinkle
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1924
Death: Oct. 10, 2007

Robert was born in Grant Co. to the late Oren and Pauline (Stevens) Tinkle and has lived in the Sweetser area most of his life.

He married Mary Ellen Harold on April 4, 1948 and she survives. Robert grew up farming with his father and graduated from Sweetser High School in 1942. He was a former bus driver for Oak Hill from 1949 to 1966 and retired from Chrysler Kokomo in 1990. He loved lawn work, was a meticulous lawn mower and loved taking care of his flowers. He enjoyed spending time at the lake as well as fishing and boating. He was a former member of Jalapa United Methodist Church and was an avid Cubs fan.

Survivors include wife, Mary Ellen Tinkle, Sweetser; daughter, Linda (Steve) Cain, Sweetser; grandchildren, Shawnda (Keith) Freer, Alexandra, Tina (Robert) Croft, Somerset; great-grandchildren, Meghan and Andrew Freer, Hannah and Sarah Croft; brothers, Glen Allen (Jean) Tinkle, Marion, Verne (Judy) Tinkle, Marion.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Rita Kay Tinkle; sister, Helen Ancil. 
 
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 Parents:
  Oren Tinkle (1900 - 1985)
  Pauline Opal Stevens Tinkle (1902 - 1965)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ellen Harreld Tinkle (1928 - 2013)*
 
 Children:
  Rita Kay Tinkle (1957 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gardens of Memory
Huntington
Huntington County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Tombstoner & Family
Record added: Oct 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22098696
Robert W. Tinkle
Added by: Tombstoner & Family
 
Robert W. Tinkle
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 Added: May. 6, 2013
 
 
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