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Eric Hinkle

September 30, 1954 ~ October 11, 2022 (age 68) 68 Years Old



Kenneth Eric Hinkle, age 68 of Springfield, Tennessee, died Tuesday October 11, 2022, at The Arbors at Springfield Heights. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday October 16, 2022, in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Bro. Bob Carrol officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery with Jeff Walker, Danny Borthick, Mike Gallagher, Kyle Binkley, Mike Lipscomb and Al Herchenhahn serving as pallbearers. The family will receive visitors on Sunday from 12 noon until the hour of service at 2 pm.

Eric was born September 30, 1954, in Madison, Tennessee to Hazel Munday Hinkle and the late Joseph Kenneth Hinkle. Eric was well known in the golfing community of Middle Tennessee. He enjoyed watching tennis and college basketball with his mother and especially enjoyed the salmon patties she would make for him.  Holidays with his family, attending church, reading his bible, squirrel hunting and collecting the tails, annual golf trips with his buddies, rock and roll music and watching a movie and eating popcorn especially “A Goodyear” were things Eric enjoyed.

In addition to his mother, Hazel Hinkle, Eric is survived by his wife, Rita Powell Hinkle; his daughter, Leslie (Jed) Hampton; his son Luke (Diona) Hinkle; sister Vicky (David) Lynch and his grandchildren, Dayton Hinkle, Morgan Hinkle, and Lyla Hampton.

If so desired, the family request that memorial donations may be made in Eric’s memory to the Nashville Rescue Mission.

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October 16, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Robertson County Funeral Home
2201 Memorial Blvd
Springfield, TN 37172

Funeral Service
October 16, 2022

2:00 PM
Robertson County Funeral Home
2201 Memorial Blvd
Springfield, TN 37172


Bethlehem Cemetery
3323 Bethlehem Rd.
Springfield, TN 37172


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