June 26, 1945 – November 13, 2022

William (Bill) Charles Hinkle was born June 26, 1945, in Opelika, AL and passed away on November 13, 2022 while at his home in Smiths Station, AL. He was 77 years old.


Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Walter & Nelly Hinkle, his son Jamie Waldrup, and his grandson, Matthew Waldrup.


He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Rebecca D. Hinkle, daughters: Donna Lynn Griffis, Terri Waldrup Downy, and Debrah Amandra Waldrup Hinkle, along with numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.


Bill was a long-haul truck driver for over 40 years. He loved the beach and fishing. Bill was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was generous man who without hesitation would give the shirt off his back to anyone who was in need.


In accordance with Bill’s wishes a funeral or memorial service will not be held.