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January 16, 2014

Anthony Earl ‘Tony’ Trinkle

62; Jeffersonville

A memorial service for Anthony Earl “Tony” Trinkle, 62, Jeffersonville, will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at E.M. Coots’ Sons Funeral Home, Jeffersonville. He died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Clark Memorial Hospital. Cremation was chosen.

He was a member of St. Luke’s United Church of Christ and past president of Jaycee. He was owner of River City Auto Transport. He had a big heart and he was an avid lover of squirrels and Chihuahuas. He was a native of Jeffersonville.

He is survived by his sons, John Michael Trinkle, Jeffersonville, Joshua K. Trinkle, Jeffersonville, and Justin “Bubba” Trinkle, Jeffersonville; daughter, Victoria “Hope” Trinkle, Jeffersonville; brother, Wayne Trinkle and wife, Doris, Memphis; sister, Faith Steele, Jeffersonville; father-in-law, Kenneth Smith, Jeffersonville; seven grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy Jean Smith Trinkle; father, Earl K. Trinkle; and mother, Marjorie Bodine Trinkle.

 Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Luke’s United Church of Christ or Clark County Humane Society.

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