Ronald Joseph Dinkens
May 20, 1947 - May 05, 2022
Ronald J. Dinkens, 74, passed away May 5, 2022. He was born in Washington, May 20, 1947, to Floyd and Margaret (Seal) Dinkens. On January 28, 1967, he married Linda (Roach) Dinkens, and she survives.
Following high school, Ron joined the Indiana National Guard and retired after 28 years of service to his nation. The City of Washington proclaimed October 25, 1994, to be Sgt. First Class Ronald J. Dinkens Day, for his service to his country and the community of Washington. At age 59, he earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science from Vincennes University, and retired as plant manager from KCARC in Bicknell.
Ron's survivors include his wife, Linda; daughter, Kelly (Jeff) Clouse of Washington; grandchildren: Corie (Taylor) Chaney of Washington; and Connor Clouse (Kaden Roark) of Evansville; great grandsons: Lee Chaney and Mac Chaney. Ron also leaves two brothers: Rick (Tina) Dinkens of Washington, and David (Susan) Dinkens of Alabama.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Margaret Dinkens, and son, Kevin Dinkens.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers or other gifts, memorial contributions be made to the Wounded Warriers Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516, or Daviess County Friends for Animals, PO Box 402, Washington, Indiana 47501
There will be no visitation .
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, May 13, 2022, at the St. Peter Catholic Church in Montgomery. Father Sudhakar Bhastati and Father Jim Koressel will be co-celebrants. Interment will follow in the St. John Cemetery, Washington. A ceremonial unit of the Army National Guard will accord military honors at the cemetery.
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A Mass of Christian Burial
St Peter Catholic Church
305 2nd Street
Montgomery, IN 47558
There will be no visitation prior to the Mass.Father Sudhkar Bhastati and Father Jim Koressel will be co-celebrants.Interment will be in the St. John Cemetery, Washington.A ceremonial unit of the Army National Guard will accord military honors at the cemetery.