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Edwin ‘Eddie’ Hinks Rinker, III / March 17, 2011
Edwin “Eddie” Hinks Rinker III of 107 Averett Court, South Boston, died Wednesday, March 16, 2011. He was born in Montgomery County on Feb. 12, 1956 and was 55 years of age. He was the son of the late Edwin Hinks Rinker Jr. and Betty Jane Slough Rinker, who survives.

Mr. Rinker was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Washington, N.C., was an avid golfer and loved all sports.

In addition to his mother of South Boston, he is survived by two brothers, Philip Charles Rinker of South Boston and Guy Frederick Rinker and wife Janice of Ringgold and a sister, Jane Carol Rinker of South Boston and two nephews, Bailey and Nolan Rinker of Ringgold.

A graveside service for Mr. Rinker will be held at Halifax Memorial Gardens on Friday, March 18, at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home, Thursday from 7-8 p.m.

For memorials, please consider the Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Home, P. O. Box 1398, Brookneal, Virginia, 24528 or the Halifax County Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 183, South Boston, Virginia 24592 or a charity of your choice.

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