John Hinkle

Posted Online: Dec. 05, 2012, 5:07 pm
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John David Hinkle, 78, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died Nov. 4, 2012, in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Weerts, Davenport, with visitation 9:30 a.m. to services. Private burial will be at Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport.
He was born and raised in Davenport.
He is survived by a brother, Warren (Helen) Hinkle, Bettendorf; sister, Jeanne Fitzpatrick, Greencastle, Ind.; nephews, David (Hector) Hinkle, Chicago, and Tom (Mary) Fitzpatrick, Weyauwega, Wis.; and niece, Nancy (Nelson) Chesney, Bettendorf.


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1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.

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