Russell Kinkle

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LIMA — Russell E. Kinkle, 75 of Lima passed away at 11:48 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Lima Memorial Health Systems.

He was born on May 1, 1939 in Lima to Russell G. & Aletha Marie (Hadding) Kinkle and they preceded him in death. On August 24, 1958 he married Darlene M. Shibler who preceded him in death on Dec. 15, 2012.

Russell is survived by his children, Andrew (Yvonne) Kinkle of Sidney, Anita Thornton of Sunland, California, Anthony (Donna) Kinkle of Sidney, Amanda Kinkle of Lima and Alan (Anna) Kinkle of Dry Prong, Louisiana. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Angela, Anthony and Brian Kinkle; Shane and Heather Thornton, Forest, Cody and Kyle Bicknell, Russell and Christian Kinkle, Brent Wille, Tara Hall, Robbie and Brandon Davis, Holly Huff, Mia and Evan Fogt; and twenty two great grandchildren.

And he was predeceased by two grandchildren, Brad Wille and Crystal Bicknell.

Russell retired from Ford Motor Company after giving them 45 years of service. He was employed there as a machine operator. He was a member of the Orioles Nest # 173, a member of the Moose Lodge # 199 and a member of the UAW # 1219. He loved his family, camping, golfing, playing on the computer and shopping.

Funeral services will be held 9:00 a.m. Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Bartee, officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday, April 3, 2015 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at SIFERD-ORIANS FUNERAL HOME.

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Published in The Lima News from Apr. 1 to Apr. 2, 2015
Arrangements under the direction of:
Siferd-Orians Funeral Home
506 North Cable Road | Lima, OH 45805 | (419) 224-2010
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