Isaac William “Ike” Binkerd, age 88, of Wabash, went home to his Savior on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wabash, surrounded by most of his loving family. Ike was born in Wabash County, Indiana on October 28, 1931 to Raymond Ross Binkerd and Bessie Edna (Hullinger) Binkerd. He honorably served his country in the United States Army from 1952-1954 on the front lines during the Korean War. He married Gloria Ann Hoffman on June 3, 1956 at EUB Church in Wabash and she survives him. Ike was an auto mechanic. He worked for Robinet Buick, Sears, and for 25 years owned and operated Ike’s Kerr McGee in Wabash, which later became Union 76. He loved cars and attending car shows.
Ike is survived by his wife, Gloria Binkerd of Wabash, four sons, Keith (Theresa) Binkerd of Logansport, Kevin (Lori) Binkerd of Andrews, Kurt Binkerd of Muncie and Kraig (Sharon) Binkerd of Anderson, 10 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and his sister-in-law Rebecca Binkerd of Wabash. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Richard Binkerd, Ruth Ellen Lynn, and Frances Martin
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 21, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM with the funeral service following at 1:00 PM at Christ United Methodist Church, 477 N. Wabash Street in Wabash with Rev. Chris Tiedeman officiating.
Burial with military honors will take place at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, 1100 Manchester Avenue in Wabash.
Memorial donations may be made to Christ United Methodist Church in Wabash or to the Urbana Lions Club.
Arrangements entrusted to Northern Indiana Funeral Care.
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