Charles Hinkle

Charles Raymond Hinkle, died July 23, 2020, one day before his 80th birthday. He died with his wife of 60 years, Carol Hinkle, by his side in Springfield, Oregon.

Charles was born on July 24, 1940, to Clarence Hinkle Sr. and Myrtle Lee (Duvall) Hinkle in Prineville, Arkansas. After service in the Air Force, Charles settled in Springfield, Oregon with the love of his life, Carol Jean Culp. Charles graduated from Springfield High School in 1958. Charles and Carol were married on Jan. 2, 1960 and started a family. In addition to his wife, Charles . . .

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