Anderson....Jack Charles Sink, affectionately known as Papaw, 85, resident of Anderson, passed away at his residence on Sunday, January 6, 2019. He was born in Hammond, Indiana, December 25, 1933 and was the son of Pete and Florence Ebbert Sink. He was a graduate of Anderson High School and retired from General Motors after forty plus years. He was a veteran of the US Army serving as a Specialist 2.
He was a member of the UAW Local 662, Chesterfield American Legion, Middletown Church of the Nazarene, and loved to fish, garden, and spend time at his cottage in Michigan.
He was preceded in death by his parents Pete and Florence Sink, wife of 58 years Julianne, and five brothers.
Survivors are his children: Mary (John) Hughes of Chesterfield, Tim Sink of Anderson, Trent (Vicki) Sink of Daleville and Todd (Lisa) Sink of Anderson, 9 grandchildren: Cristina (Ronnie Donahoe, Amanda (Matt) Martin, Justin Sink, Ashley Sink, Drake Ancil, Megan Sink, Tyler Sink, Austin (Fiancé Madison) Sink, and Shelby Sink He is also survived by 2 sisters in law: Glendora Sink and Linda Parisi, several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and his beloved dog, Elsie.
Special thank you to all who contributed to his care over the past year.
Services will be held on Thursday at 6:00 PM at Ballard and Sons Funeral Home, 118 South 5th, Middletown with Dr. Philip C. Rogers officiating. Cremation will follow.
Friends may call on Thursday from 4-6 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation or the Friends of Mounds/Native Plants.