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William J. “Bill” Hinkle




William J. “Bill” Hinkle, 84, of Fayetteville, PA died Thursday evening, October 14, 2021 at Paramount Senior Living, Fayetteville, PA.

Born December 27, 1936 in Lewisburg, WV, he was the son of the late Ray and Ada (Groves) Hinkle. He was the husband of Marsha G. (Gordon) Hinkle, of Fayetteville, to whom he was married to for 62 years.

Mr. Hinkle was a member of Iron Springs Brethren in Christ Church, Fairfield, PA. He was a Veteran of the United States Army and then earned his undergraduate degree from West Virginia University and his master’s degree from the University of Maryland. He worked for 43 years at the National Institute of Health as Chief Lab Animal Specialist.

In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by his son, Gordon Hinkle and his wife, Patti, of Damascus, MD; his five grandchildren, David Hinkle and his wife, Natalie, Allison Hinkle, Ray Hinkle and his wife, Karey, Matt Hinkle, Erin Bowden and her husband, Jamie; 12 great-grandchildren; and his sister, Mary Hinkle, of Lewisburg, WV. He was preceded in death by his son, William J. Hinkle, II.

The family received friends Tuesday evening, October 19, 2021 from 5-7 p.m., at the Monahan Funeral Home, 27 E. Main St., Fairfield, PA. A graveside service was held Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 11 a.m. at the Fairfield Union Cemetery with his pastor, Rev. Douglas Lichty, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2595 Interstate Dr., Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.

Information submitted by Monahan Funeral Home of Gettysburg, PA.

West Virginia Daily News has been serving Greenbrier and Monroe Counties since 1866.

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