Roger Dale Hinkle
By American Burial Service
Aug 9, 2022
Print this page
Email this article

Trenton, Texas -- Roger Dale Hinkle, 75, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022 in Denison, Texas.  He was born September 15, 1946 to Worth & Melba Latimer Hinkle in Sherman, Texas.  He graduated from Trenton High School and Texas A&M University-Commerce with a Master of Agricultural Science.  During his career in agriculture, Roger worked as a middle-high school ag teacher, managed Wells Brothers in Melissa, TX, and retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. as the National Program Manager of Commodity Operations.  After retirement, he worked as a grain auditor, and became a certified insurance claims adjuster.

He was a 4th generation member of the First United Methodist Church in Trenton.  He was a 50-year Master Mason, a member of the Trenton Masonic Lodge #761 A.F.& A.M. and a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason since 2010; he was also an active member of the Hella Shriners and the North Texas Shrine Club.  He was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho & Alpha Sigma Agricultural fraternities.

He was predeceased by his parents, and his wife, Mary Jane Selman Hinkle.  He is survived by his sisters, Karen Jackson (Steve) of Edmond, OK and Mary (Mike) Bowen of Hurst, TX; Stepchildren Frank Butler (Lauri), Lindy Dillingham, John Butler (Kristi), Miley Stapleton (Bill), Todd Porter (Robin), Nechia Porter, and Billy Treadway (Wendy); 20 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren with one on the way along with numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2022, 10:00 a.m. at the Methodist Church, Trenton, Texas.   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the nearest food bank of your choosing.