PIQUA — Carl J. Hinkle, 89, of Piqua, passed away at 2:55 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at the Hospice Unit of Upper Valley Medical Center. He was born Oct. 10, 1928, in Kline, West Virginia, to the late Elmer L. and Minnie (Riggleman) Hinkle. He married Betty L. Kemp June 7, 1984, at St. Paul’s Church, and she survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Carla E. (Ross) Collins of Morton, Illinois; two sons, Steven (Brenda) Allenbaugh and Robert (Nancy) Allenbaugh all of Piqua; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Virginia Boyd of Troy, Kathleen Musser of Fletcher, Pauline Shoup of Covington; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by brothers-in-law, Walter Boyd, John Musser, Allen Shoup, and a nephew Scott Musser.

Mr. Hinkle was a 1947 graduate of Staunton/Miami East High School and attended Miami University. He retired from Hobart Corp of Troy following 41 years of service. He was a former member of the Piqua Kiwanis Club for many years and was distinguished as a Kiwanian of the Year. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing golf and being with family and friends.

A service to honor his life will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with the Rev. Keith Gebhart officiating. Burial will follow at Miami Memorial Park, Covington. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 4370 Glendale Milford Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242.

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