Ronald E. "Buddy" Hinkle, Sr.

1965 - 2021

West Terre Haute


Ronald E. “Buddy” Hinkle, Sr., 56, of West Terre Haute, passed away on March 16, 2021.

He was born February 3, 1965 in Terre Haute to Richard Hinkle and Diane Hinkle McCauley.

Ronald was a roofer and builder.

He was preceded in death by his mother; and his brother, Richard “Beetle” Hinkle, Jr.

Ronald is survived by the mother of his children, Tammy Hinkle; his children, Michael W. Hinkle, Ronald “Lil Buddy” Hinkle, Jr. and Jessica Louise Hinkle; five siblings, Lena Barnes, Sandy Wilson, Kathy Bowman, Robert Hinkle, and Ernie Hinkle; and his grandchildren, James Lawson, Jr., Jordan Hinkle, and Maci Gillie.

In honor of Ronald’s wishes, cremation was chosen. Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 North 3rd Street, West Terre Haute, Indiana was entrusted with arrangements. Notes of condolence may be left at:


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Psalm 91:1 NIV

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Diana Hinote

March 27, 2021 9:09 AM

Buddy I will miss you coming by too get your next cell phone cause you lost yours or ran over it or whatever. I guess I can stop thawing out you and Angie's meal at the end of the month when u run out of money. SURE GONNA MISS U  BROTHER IN LAW


March 27, 2021 7:39 AM

R.I.P. Ronald. May GOD BLESS!!! You And Your Family And Friends. 🔨

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