Lowell C. Hinkle
September 11, 1934 - July 23, 2017
Lowell C. Hinkle, age 82 of La Plata, Missouri, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 at the La Plata Nursing.
Born September 11, 1934 in Moberly, Missouri, the son of Hadley and Hazel (Ford) Hinkle. On February 23, 1953 he was united in marriage to Donna Helm who survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Rhonda Hinkle Jackson of Glendo, Wyoming, Jeani Smithson and husband Scott of La Plata, Missouri, and Lori Christiansen and husband Tom of Lake Lotawana, Missouri; three grandsons, Beau Jackson and wife Jessica of Ten Sleep, Wyoming, Schuyler Brown and wife Leslie of St. Louis, Missouri, and Keaton Christiansen of Lake Lotawana, Missouri; two granddaughters, Summer Hanson and husband Leif of Kaycee, Wyoming and Kasha Lanpher and husband Chase of La Plata, Missouri; six great grandchildren, Baylin Roberts, Bree and Riley Jackson, Thomas Kakowski, Holly and Saige Hanson; and one brother, David Hinkle and wife Pat.
Lowell retired in 1996 after 42 years from the Santa Fe Railroad, later known as BNSF. He loved taking trips and sightseeing on his motorcycle.
Memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Travis Funeral Chapel. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Gibbs Union Cemetery in Gibbs, Missouri.
Memorials in memory of Lowell C. Hinkle may be made to the La Plata Nursing Home. They may be sent to or left at Travis Funeral Chapel, 125 S. Church St., La Plata, Missouri 63549.