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Robert M "Bob" Hinshaw

February 20, 1915 - February 4, 2019

Muncie – Robert M. “Bob” Hinshaw, 103, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019 at Morrison Woods Health Campus.
He was born in Winchester, Indiana on February 20, 1915, the son of John and Mary (Frazier) Hinshaw, graduated from Ridgeville High School in 1932 and attended Earlham College. Bob served his country…READ MORE

Muncie – Robert M. “Bob” Hinshaw, 103, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019 at Morrison Woods Health Campus.
He was born in Winchester, Indiana on February 20, 1915, the son of John and Mary (Frazier) Hinshaw, graduated from Ridgeville High School in 1932 and attended Earlham College. Bob served his country honorably in The United States Navy as a Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class at the Philadelphia Naval Hospital.
He was the Assistant Director of Central Stores for Ball State University, retiring in 1985 and owner of Bob’s Golf Shop in Muncie for twenty years. He had previously co-owned Western Auto Store in Richmond Indiana with his brother-in-law, Phillip Cronk.
He was a member of Friends Memorial Church, Muncie Elks Lodge #245 and Fellowship Masonic Lodge #46 F. & A.M. Bob served on the board of directors at Friends Fellowship Community in Richmond for twelve years and was a member of the Indiana State Senior Golf Association.
During retirement, he played golf at least four times a week until he was ninety-six years old and often shot his age.
Survivors include his loving wife of nearly forty-one years, Patricia A. Hinshaw (Auld); a son, Michael Hinshaw (wife, Flo); two daughters, Mary Hillman (husband, Bill) and Anne Dillman (husband, Curt); a daughter-in-law, Mary Probasco (husband, Charlie); two step-daughters, Pam Walker (husband, Randy) and Perri Byrne (husband, Greg); also surviving are twelve grandchildren and twenty-three great-grandchildren.
Bob was preceded in death by his first wife, Thelma Hinshaw (Cronk) in 1977; and his son, Stephen Hinshaw in 1992.
Services will be 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel, 7901 West Isanogel Road, Muncie, with a Masonic Service to start. Burial will follow in Elm Ridge Cemetery.
Family and friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel, 7901 West Isanogel Road, Muncie from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Morrison Woods, Kindred Hospice and to Nurse Sarah for all of their loving care and support.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Friends Memorial Church, 418 West Adams Street, Muncie, Indiana 47305, The First Tee of Indiana, 2625 Hurricane Road, Franklin, Indiana 46131 or the charity of the donors’ choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, February 9, 2019

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel

Address:

7901 West Isanogel Road
Muncie, Indiana 47304


Service Information

Date: Saturday, February 9, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel

Address:

7901 West Isanogel Road
Muncie, Indiana 47304


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, February 9, 2019

Elm Ridge Cemetery

Address:

4600 W. Kilgore Avenue
Muncie, IN 47304


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