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Don 'Pinky' Pinkleton July 24, 1953 - April 12, 2019

Don “Pinky” Pinkleton, age 65, sadly passed away Friday, April 12, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

He was born July 24, 1953, in Pennsylvania to the late Woodrow Pinkleton and Elizabeth Pinkleton. He married Diane Mark on Aug. 1, 1990, and she survives. Don was a production worker and machine operator at General Tire, retiring after 35 years.

Don loved music and singing karaoke. He was also a sports fan and loved to watch the Colts and Pacers. He enjoyed going to flea markets and was an avid collector, and also enjoyed going to car shows. Don had a great sense of humor and loved to make people laugh. He will be truly missed.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by his mother, Elizabeth “Nancy” Pinkleton, Winchester, Tennessee; one son, Todd Pinkleton, Peru; one daughter, Heather Pinkleton, Wabash; one brother, Mike Pinkleton, Winchester, Tennessee; one sister, Rebecca Brown, Shelbyville, Tennessee; three grandchildren, Bailey, Keirston and Drake; several nieces and nephews; and our beloved cats, Ms. Kitty, Murphy and Shadow.

He was preceded in death by his father, Woodrow Pinkleton.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Raven-Choate Funeral Home, 1202 W. Kem Road, Marion, Indiana. Friends and family may call from noon to 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Marion-Grant County Humane Society, 505 S. Miller Ave., Marion, Indiana 46953.

Online condolences may be shared at www.raven choate.com.