On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, Harvey “Gene” Pinkley, loving husband and father of two daughters passed away at age 77.
He was the son of Hugh and Annie (White) Pinkley born on August 19, 1941. He married Jeanie Hamilton August 25, 1963.
Gene enjoyed acrylic painting, fishing, and wood working. He was blessed to work at the Church on The Move’s Soup Kitchen with his granddaughter, Nikki.
Gene loved working on the family’s hobby ranch where they raised sheep and numerous other animals. Most of Gene’s working career, he worked as a meat cutter, his favorite position was at Clark Fork Meats with Mike Frye and his staff.
Gene is survived by his wife, Jeanie, daughters, Carla (Brad) Kinzie and Cherie (Greg) Stordahl, grandchildren, A.J. (Peggy) Ehrlich, Nikki Ehrlich, Jessica Stordahl (Cody Toner), Jeremy Stordahl, Cody Kinzie, great-grandchildren Kyla and Ashton Ehrlich, brother Carroll (Charlotte) Pinkley, Sister Phyllis (Carl) Clements, sisters-in-law Betty Pinkley, Betty (Dan) Rude, Bonnie Carter, Ruth Hamilton, Bonnie Hamilton, Penny (Mitchel) MacCluer, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Gene was proceeded in death by his father and mother, Hugh and Annie (White) Pinkley, father and mother-in-law, Bill and Lillian (Bachler) Hamilton, brother, Norman “Mo” Pinkley, and brother-in-law, Ted Hamilton.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 at The Church on the Move in Plains, Montana.
In lieu of flowers and to honor of Gene’s request, please make donations to The Gene Pinkley Memorial Fund at: First Security Bank, P.O. Box 100, Plains, MT 59859.