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Richard C. Hinkle

Richard C. Hinkle, 59, of Lakeview, passed away Saturday morning, Oct. 26, 2013, at Lima Memorial Hospital.

Richard was born in Lima on July 28, 1954, to Albert R. and Joan Clark Hinkle.

Richard is survived by his mother, Joan Hinkle of Lakeview, sister, Sue (William) Sonntag of Lima; two nieces; a nephew; three great-nephews; a great-niece; and his beloved dog Daphanie.

He was preceded in death by his father and a niece.

Richard was a 1972 graduate of Lima Senior High School, a 1976 criminal justice degree graduate of Bowling Green State University and received a sociology degree in 1980 from the University of Florida. He obtained an MBA in healthcare administration from the University of Phoenix in 2006.

Richard lived and worked in Florida, Arizona and Michigan before returning to Ohio.

A private family graveside service at Roundhead Cemetery is at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charities of the donors’ choices.

Arrangements were handled by Smith-Eichholtz Funeral Home, Lakeview, where condolences may be expressed at

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