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Mark A. Rinkes

October 25, 1963 ~ October 16, 2019 (age 55)

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Mark A. Rinkes, 55, of Wheeling, West Virginia, passed away October 16, 2019 at his home.  He was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio on October 25, 1963, son of the late George Rinkes, Sr. and Mary Nagy Rinkes.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, George Rinkes, Jr. and an infant brother, Billy Rinkes.

Mark’s memory will forever live on by those who survive; sisters, Connie (Greg) McCort of Lafferty, Nancy Rinkes Newland of Holloway; brother, James Rinkes; step-sister, Terry Germany of Georgia; and many nieces and nephews.

Mark had a strength within to be gentle and kind, with a listening heart.  He enjoyed cooking and wrestling.

At Mark’s request, no services will take place.  Family and friends may send their prayers, memories, and condolences to

Mark’s family has entrusted his care with Patron Funeral Homes & Crematory Kelly Kemp Braido, Bethesda.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family, in care of the funeral home.

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