Howard Hinkle, Jr., age 74, of Greenville, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at Mercy Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Rapids.
Born in Pennsylvania, Howard was a Volunteer Firefighter for the Cheltenham Pennsylvania Fire Company #4 for 9 years. A print pressman by trade, Howard moved to Greenville in 1997 and worked for Electrolux until his retirement. Howard was an avid railfan and loved everything about trains; he was also a very big model railroader.
Surviving Howard is his wife of 51 years, Grace; daughter, Sandi (Kevin) Lynch; sons, Nathan (Rebecca) Hinkle and Jeffery (Melissa) Hinkle; son-in-law, Phillip Pratt; and his grandchildren, Cassie, Maggie, Gaby, Ian, Natalie, Olivia, Eva, and Eleanor.
Howard was preceded in death by his parents, Howard Sr. & Mildred (Rocky) Hinkle, and two daughters, Anne Marie Hinkle and Rebekah Anne Hinkle-Pratt.
A date for the celebration of Howard’s life will be announced later.
For those wanting to make a memorial donation in Howard’s memory, the family asks that you make it to the charity of your choice.