Barbara J. Tincher, age 73, of Centerville, Indiana, died Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at Ambassador Healthcare.
Born November 17, 1944, in Lynn, Indiana, 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 over 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, Indiana, Donald (Becky) Tincher of Richmond, and Kevin (Jill) Tincher of Milton, Florida; grandchildren, Kyle, Sarah, Amanda, Ryan, Scott, Ayla, Tasha, and Brandon; several great-grandchildren; sister, Connie (Jim) LeRoy of Muncie, Indiana; sister-in-law, Nona Petry of Texas; aunt, Esther Thomas of Lynn; nieces, Tricia (Doug) Miller of Richmond and Sara (Brad) Lynn of Yorktown, Indiana; nephew, Brandon (Amanda) LeRoy of Michigan; cousins, including special cousin, Kathy (Don) Potter of Greens Fork, Indiana; 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 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Monday, August 13, 2018, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will follow at 6:00 p.m. Monday, August 13, 2018, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. James L. Girdley officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.