Steven G. Hinkley, age 55, resident of Roxbury died surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday February 13, 2013.
Steve was born January 23, 1958 at Margaretville, N.Y., the son of Roger and Ida (Ebert ) Hinkley.
He married Karen Lang on September 4, 1981 at Roxbury. Steve graduated from Roxbury Central School in 1977.
He was a self employed carpenter and did a lot of work restoring old barns. He enjoyed sharing his love of the outdoors.
He taught many young people gun safety. Steve is a 31 year member of the Roxbury Fire Dept. and served as a Fire Commissioner for several years. He was also a member of the Jay Gould Memorial Reformed Church.
Steve’s grandchildren were his pride and joy of life. Family and friends brought much happiness to his life.
Surviving his wife, Karen Hinkley, mother Ida Hinkley Sines of Walton; daughter and son-in-law Danielle and Justin Stingel, son, Owen and Tania Menachemoff, daughter Stefani and son in law Eric Albano; grandchildren Ryder and Blake Albano and Aurora Stingel; brothers Jeff and Mike Hinkley, sisters Teresa Keator and Lisa Hinkley; any nieces, nephews and many other loved ones. He was predeceased by his father, Roger Hinkley.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday February 16 at the Jay Gould Memorial Reformed Church, Roxbury, with the Rev . Richard Dykstra officiating.
Calling hours for family and friends were held at the Roxbury Fire House, Main Street, Roxbury on February 15.
Donation in memory of Steven G. Hinkley may be made to the Roxbury Fire Dept. and the Jay Gould Memorial Reformed Church.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.