He was a World War II veteran and served in the Army Air Corp and Infantry. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service as a Letter Carrier in 1978. He was a member of The Chapel, Summit City Lodge 170, F&AM, Scottish Rite, Mizpah Temple and the National Association of Letter Carriers.
Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Blanche (Myers); sons, Ron, Bill and Larry (Cindy) all of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Daniel (Luciana) Young and Jason Young of Churubusco, Michelle Young of Columbia City, Ryan (Meagan) Hindle and Lisa (Shannon) Rose, both of Fort Wayne and Stephanie Taylor of Panacea, Fla.; and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by son, James, Jr.; daughter, Nancy Young; grandson, Gregory Hindle; and brothers, William and Allen Hindle.
Funeral service is 10 a.m. Thursday at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road, with calling one hour prior to service. Calling also from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home, with Masonic service at 8 p.m.
Burial will be in Concordia Cemetery Gardens.
Memorials are to The Chapel, Greg Hindle Scholarship Fund at Blackhawk Christian School, National Kidney Foundation or Parkview Home Health & Hospice.