Larry J. Hinkle

April 18, 2020

Larry Joe Hinkle, 79, of Frankfort, Ind., died April 18, 2020 at Witham Hospital, Lebanon, Ind.  He was born August 24, 1940 in Tipton County, Ind. to Oliver Rome & Marguerite (Suite) Hinkle.  He married Connie Marie Donoho on June 16, 1961 at Connie’s parents’ home and she survives.

Larry was a graduate of Kempton High School.  He worked at Chrysler for over 30 years and retired in the mid 1990’s.  He was a member of Eagle Harvest Ministry, Moose Lodge, former member of Eagles and Rossville Masonic Lodge.  Larry enjoyed old cars, and automobile racing.


Due to the current circumstances facing our Nation, this service will be live streamed on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 2 p.m., please click on the link to participate.

Visitation and Services

Private family services will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Due to the current circumstances facing our Nation, this service will be live streamed at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. To participate, a link will be provided on our website. Memorial donations may be made to Eagle Harvest Ministry. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Survived by:

Wife: Connie Hinkle of Frankfort, Son: Larry Joe (Teresa) Hinkle Jr. of Frankfort, Daughter: Kelli Marie (Howard) Ferguson of Frankfort, 4 Grandchildren: Cory (Kari) Hinkle, Larry Alan (Allison) Hinkle, Kayla (JJ) Lake and Todd Hinkle, 8 Great Grandchildren: Wyatt, Owen, Katie, Marguerite, Ethan, Taylor, Korbin, and Abby.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a great grandson, Roman Hinkle, sister, Janet Kay Hinkle and an infant brother.


Leave your Condolences

25 Condolences for “Larry J. Hinkle”

  1. Denise Bray April 18, 2020 at 4:19 pm

    So sorry for your loss. He will be missed!

  2. Pat Morris April 18, 2020 at 7:47 pm

    Connie I am so sorry for your loss, but like Larry and I always say, GOD LOVES MISFITS so I know the good LORDS has a place for us, Again sorry.
    Pat Morris

  3. Wayne Martin April 18, 2020 at 7:47 pm

    Connie and the Hinkle family, just want you to know that our prayers are with. May God bless you with his peace and presence.

  4. Dennis Donoho and family. April 18, 2020 at 9:32 pm

    When we lose a loved one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us. We will miss you Uncle Larry keep smiling down on us. Our most sincere condolences to you.

  5. Terry Flood April 18, 2020 at 10:55 pm

    My deepest condolences

  6. Scott & Jane Werner April 19, 2020 at 12:43 pm

    Connie and family, Sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. You will be in our Prayers. Scott & Jane Werner

  7. Julia Hinkle April 19, 2020 at 7:18 pm

    Connie, Larry Joe, and Kelli and families
    You have my deepest sympathy. I’m so sorry. Larry was always smiling and had a great laugh. We all will miss him. I will keep you in my prayers.

  8. Barb & Wayne Fausett April 19, 2020 at 8:11 pm

    Connie, we are so sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. May you find peace & comfort knowing he is with our Lord Jesus Christ and full of joy. Barb & Wayne Fausett, Faith Family Church.

  9. LaDonna Yandell April 20, 2020 at 9:18 am

    Connie I am thinking of you. Praying God comforts you and the family during your loss. You and Larry were a huge blessing to me.

  10. Linda Gibson Benge April 20, 2020 at 2:03 pm

    Connie and all the family. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. He is with JESUS now and how often has he talked about that! We are praising God with you and thanking Him for comfort and peace. We ask Him to send His Healing Power to you. Amen

  11. Anna Belle Beamam April 20, 2020 at 3:59 pm

    I have great memories of our parents hanging out and me and Kelli having sleepovers. I remember his no nonsense opinions and his great living of racing. He always had a “project” in the garage. Prayers for comfort and peace during this time of loss. Blessings to Aunt Connie and my cousins Larry and Kelli.

  12. Sarah Bogard April 20, 2020 at 5:35 pm

    Connie and family, Sending prayers of comfort in the passing of Larry. He was always easy to talk to and do business with. We are so sorry for your loss. Ron and Sarah Bogard

  13. Bob Skinner April 20, 2020 at 8:31 pm

    I leave my condolences to a man I consider a true friend, maybe even a soulmate. A very easy going man and would help anyone who was in trouble and I believe love God. And was a member of Roseville Masonic Lodge who show what he believes in. I belong to the Otterbein Lodge which in a way a fellow brother. I’ll miss him, but I know he will be faithful servant.

  14. Steve Donoho and Family April 21, 2020 at 7:56 am

    So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. He will be sadly missed by friends and family. Connie you and your family are in our prayers.

  15. Don & Deb Foust April 21, 2020 at 11:26 am

    Sorry for your loss, but know he is with Jesus and no pain. May God’s comfort be with the family.

  16. Brenda Skiles April 21, 2020 at 4:41 pm

    We are so sorry to hear this. Larry was a great guy, and always had a smile on his face. The world has lost a great guy. May the Lord comfort you and bring you peace during this difficult time. Ron and Brenda Skiles

  17. Bob, Mary, and Blake Richards April 21, 2020 at 5:10 pm

    Connie and family, so sorry for your loss. I will always have good memories of our racing days.

  18. Sandie Redington April 21, 2020 at 6:37 pm

    Dear Connie and family. Just want you to know we are keeping you in our prayers. I always remember talking to him in church. May God Bless you. Sandie & David

  19. Ray A Davis April 21, 2020 at 11:59 pm

    Connie, Larry Jr. and family, so sorry for the passing of Larry. May you feel and know the presence of the Lord and may He guide and bring you peace in the coming days ahead.

  20. Troy Walters April 22, 2020 at 9:26 am

    Prayers for peace and comfort for the Hinkle family.

  21. Mike and Susan Mathews April 22, 2020 at 10:13 am

    To Connie, Larry Jr., Cory, and families
    So sorry to hear of your loss.
    Mike and Susan Mathews

  22. Marylin Hall April 22, 2020 at 3:36 pm

    Connie and family, so sorry to hear of Larry’s passing! Your all in our thoughts and prayers! Love Tom , Marylin and family!

  23. Ann Snyder April 22, 2020 at 3:54 pm

    Connie and family. So very sorry to hear of Larry Joe’s passing. We are sorry that with the virus we could come and pay our respects, but you and family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Ann, Jerry and family

  24. Todd & Cande Coulter April 22, 2020 at 6:10 pm

    Connie, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Larry was a wonderful person and we have many memories of his smiles, hugs and laughter.

    Todd & Cande Coulter

  25. Robert Lane April 22, 2020 at 9:49 pm

    Larry Jr. and family, so sorry to hear about Larry passing. Had a lot of good laughs with him good racing together, prayers to you and your family he will be missed but always remembered. Shady & Connie

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