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“You were always good for a chuckle. Prayers to all the kids and my sister Elaine. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Nancy Glair - Mitchell, IN

“I very sorry for your loss Theresa.Nikki Wielgos ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Nikki Wielgos - Lowell, IN

“Sorry for your loss. ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Roseann Brooks - Highland, IN

“Rest in peace Mr. Hinkle. Illiana Speedway's 1964 Champion. ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: JERRY KALWASINSKI - Chicago, IL

“I'll see you on the other side pops! ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Theresa Jacobs

“I'll always remember Raleigh with a smile. He brought it with him and shared it with all of us. So many great memories. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Barbara Williams - Chattanooga, TN

“I Thank You Raleigh..for Taking My Moms hand to Church...She Loved Every Sunday...It kept her going...Loving All The People she met..Thank You..We...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Kathleen Austgen - griffith, IN

“RALEIGH HINKLE, You always made me feel welcomed when i was around all of you. You always made a point to talk to me and make sure you cut up with...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: LINDA BUTTRY MURPHY - BEREA, KY

“Very sorry for your loss Ragen. Stay strong! ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Dan Becerra - Merrillville, IN

“So sorry for the loss I love ya old timer An I want to thank you for everything that you have taught me when I worked for you. I was just one of...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Lucas Davis - Lafayette, IN

“To a man that taught me a lot and was a dear friend You will truly missed ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: James Williams - Milford, IL

“You will be missed always. May you rest in eternal peace ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Joyce Scott - Gary, IN - Family

“You will be missed always. May you rest in eternal peace. Live you, Your baby sister. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Joyce Scott - Gary, IN - Family

“Thanks for the memories, Raleigh ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Rick (Ricky racer) Martin - IL

“My thoughts and prayers are with Raleigh's entire family. As a race fan I spent nearly every Saturday night for years at Southlake Speedway. I also...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Dwayne Dobson - New Caney, TX


No visitation or services scheduled;

Hinkle, Raleigh Eugene – Age 78 of Philadelphia, Mississippi, and formerly of Gary, Indiana, went to be with is Lord and Savior on September 2, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Elaine; children John (Sandi) Hinkle, Harold (Sheri) Hinkle, Lauri (Mitchell) Gilmer, Ragen Alcocer, Theresa Jacobs, Raleigh Hinkle Jr. and son-in-law, Steve Pridmore; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; brothers, Harold (Diane) Hinkle and Danny (Linda) Robinson; sisters Elaine (Bill) Barnard and Joyce Scott. Raleigh is proceeded in death by his wife, Peggy (Stone) Hinkle; daughter, Diane Pridmore; granddaughters, Joylaine and Jonnica Downing; great-grandson, Kash Morrow; parents John G. Hinkle and Margaret Robinson; sister, Ruby Adams, and brothers Rabon Hinkle and Rondell Hinkle.

Mr. Hinkle was an associate pastor at New Bethel Primitive Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Mississippi, and retired from M & R Truck Repair and Eaglebrook Management. Mr. Hinkle was a life-long race fan and was a flagman at Southlake, Corbin, Kankakee, and Rensselear Speedways. Mr. Hinkle often boasted that he was the track champion at Illianna Speedway in Schererville, IN in 1964.