Jesse A. Winkle


Jesse A. Wrinkle, 80, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 at the family residence. 

He was the son of the late Jacob and Ida Louise Wrinkle.  He was also preceded in death by his sister, Gertrude DeSha.

He was retired as a truck driver with over 20 years of service, and before that he was a longtime dairy farmer in McDonald where he also raised goats.  He was a very talented craftsman refinishing and building furniture. He also loved going to auctions. He was a very proud veteran of the United States Air Force.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, JoAnn Wrinkle; his sons: Jonie Wrinkle and Robert Wrinkle; his daughters: Robin Gaylor and her husband Gary, and Kimberly Medlock; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one niece.

A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 3 p.m. today at Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services Wildwood Avenue Chapel with the Rev. Amy Nutt officiating. 

The interment will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the United States National Cemetery in Chattanooga. 

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