Barbara J. Tincher

Friday, August 10, 2018

Barbara J. Tincher, 73, of Centerville, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at Ambassador Healthcare.

Born Nov. 17, 1944, in Lynn, Ind., to Robert M. and Lova Lucille Thomas Petry, Barbara lived in Wayne County most of her life.

She was a 1962 graduate of Richmond High School.

Barbara retired from State Farm Insurance Company, after serving as a secretary in the legal department for more than 20 years. She formerly worked at Belden and Doan & Mills Funeral Home.

Barbara attended First Baptist Church of Centerville. She had been a Richmond High School basketball season ticket holder for many years. Barbara enjoyed traveling, scrapbooking, coloring, event planning, cooking, watching NASCAR, boating, and being outdoors.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Wilson Tincher; sons Guy (Tessa) Tincher of Rockville, Donald (Becky) Tincher of Richmond and Kevin (Jill) Tincher of Milton, Fla.; grandchildren, Kyle, Sarah, Amanda, Ryan, Scott, Ayla, Tasha and Brandon; several great-grandchildren; sister Connie (Jim) LeRoy of Muncie; sister-in-law Nona Petry of Texas; aunt Esther Thomas of Lynn; nieces Tricia (Doug) Miller of Richmond and Sara (Brad) Lynn of Yorktown; nephew Brandon (Amanda) LeRoy of Michigan; cousins, including special cousin, Kathy (Don) Potter of Greens Fork, Ind.; and many friends, including her dog, Grace.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Carl "Teddy" Petry, aunts, uncles, best friend Sharon Carr and dog Mi-Ling.

Visitation for Barbara J. Tincher will be from 3-6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 13 at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13 at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. James L. Girdley officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Alzheimer's Association, 50 East 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

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