Joseph “Joey” Hinkle

Published 4:13 pm Monday, November 20, 2017

Joseph “Joey” Hinkle, 44, of Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a son of Vickia Humphrey Hinkle, of the home, and the late Jerry Wayne Hinkle.
Mr. Hinkle was a photographer and a member of Big Spring Church of Christ. He was a 1991 graduate of Happy Valley High School and attended both East Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee. He loved photography, music and art.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two brothers, Josh Hinkle, and wife, Tonya, of Johnson City, and Jeff Hinkle and wife, Alissa, of Elizabethton; a niece, Olive Hinkle, of Johnson City; an uncle, Jeff Humphrey, of Elizabethton; and two cousins, Gabe Humphrey, of Elizabethton, and Sarah Humphrey, of Johnson City. Two lifetime friends, Laura White, of Johnson City, and Todd Rice, of Atlanta, Ga., also survive.
A Gathering of Remembrance service for Joseph “Joey” Hinkle will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 22, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Mr. Glen Layfield officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service. The family would like to thank the nursing staff and doctors of Bristol Regional Medical Center for the care given to Mr. Hinkle while he was there. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Big Spring Church of Christ, Outreach Program, 1106 Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website,
Mr. Hinkle and his family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.

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