Hinkle, Bernard David

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Bernard David Hinkle, 93, of Macon, Georgia, beloved of God, died in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Sunday, March 2, 2014.  

He was married to the late Allene Wilkes Hinkle for 61 years.  He was born in Denver, Colorado, son of the late Florence and Bernard Joseph Hinkle.  He was devoted to Christ, his wife, family and dog Chipper.  He was a man of integrity, humor, valor and true grit. He was an Eagle Scout and World War II veteran.  He served in various churches as a Sunday School teacher and elder, retired from Crawford & Company after 36 years, received his law degree and passed the Georgia bar at the age of 42, had articles featured in many insurance publications, completed his memoirs at the age of 86, and wrote his first novel at the age of 90.   

Survivors include his daughters, Chelsea Haug, wife of the late Bob Haug; Sally Hall, wife of Tom Hall; granddaughter, Lisa Stewart; sisters, Mary Devers and Emma Lou Goade; and numerous nephews and nieces. 

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Macon, Ga.   

Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421, 423 648-4226.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattnaoogaEastBrainerdChapel.com.


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