Originally created 12/29/00

Mr. Luther Shinkle



Mr. Luther Leonard Shinkle, 86, of Walton Way, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.

Graveside services will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Kiokee Baptist Church Cemetery, Appling.

Mr. Shinkle, a native of Concordia, Mo., was an Army veteran of World War II and had retired as a civil servant from Whitman Air Base, Mo. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include his wife, Leota Shinkle; four sons, Don E. Shinkle, Jeffersonville, Mo., Larry C. Shinkle, Warrensburg, Mo., Roger L. Shinkle, Augusta, and Michael D. Shinkle, Appling; a daughter, Martha Bolyard Henderson, Belvedere; a brother, Delbert Shinkle, Fayetteville, N.C.; two sisters, Katie Iiams and Bessie Hardin, both of Warrensburg; and nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be his grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to: Kiokee Baptist Church Shucraft Road Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 191, Appling, GA 30802.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Starling Funeral Home, Harlem.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 29, 2000