Hobert W. FlanaganHerdsman, carpenterHobert W. "Hobie...

September 28, 1994

Hobert W. Flanagan

Herdsman, carpenter

Hobert W. "Hobie" Flanagan, a herdsman for prize-winning beef cattle and a carpenter, died Sunday of cancer at the Cockeysville home he built. He was 82.

The native of Rural Retreat, Va., moved to Hay Field Farms near Cockeysville in 1936 and trained and showed the purebred Hereford cattle from the herd there.

In 1949, he began building his home on Shawan Road in Cockeysville and two years later moved there from the farm. He then began working as a carpenter, retiring when he was 80.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Lemmon-Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, 10 W. Padonia Road, Timonium.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, the former Beulah M. Steffey; three daughters, Nellie Smith of New Freedom, Pa., Wanda Claypoole of Richmond, Va., and Bette Sheeler of Cockeysville; a son, John Flanagan of Conowingo; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Julius F. Hinkleman Jr., retired cashier for the Baltimore County Department of Finance, died Sunday of kidney failure at his home in Abingdon. He was 74.

He retired in 1984 after about 20 years with the county. Earlier, he had been a buyer for Wray & Co., a wholesale poultry firm.

The Baltimore native served in the Army Corps of Engineers in the Pacific during World War II. He was a construction foreman with the rank of sergeant. His decorations included the Bronze Star for work he supervised under artillery and mortar fire on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines.

He was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars and was a volunteer adult leader with drum and bugle corps, including the Hurricanes and Dundalk Cadets.

Services were set for 11 a.m. today at the Hartley Miller Funeral Home, 7527 Harford Road.

He is survived by a son, Robert F. Hinkleman Sr. of Edgewood; two daughters, Carol A. Farlow of Perry Hall and Pauline F. Lawlor of Baltimore; a brother, James Hinkleman of Baltimore; two sisters, Dorothy Weide of Abingdon and Adolpho Pirtle of Parkville; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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