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Darin S.  Binkley
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Obituary for Darin S. Binkley

DARIN S. BINKLEY, 52, of Springfield, passed away in his home on Monday, April 2, 2018. He was born in Lima, Ohio on November 17, 1965, the son of Ronald and Janice (Redd) Binkley. A 1983 graduate of Allen East High School, Darin continued his education at Defiance College, earning his B.S. in Education and the University of Dayton, earning his M.S. in Education. He was also certified in principalship. Darin’s 30-year career as an educator began at Bath High School, Lima, moving on to Springfield City Schools, Clark-Shawnee District, and currently at the Northeastern School District, where he taught anatomy and served as the athletic director. He also coached football, basketball, wrestling, powerlifting, and especially baseball which was his passion.

In addition to his parents of Lima, Darin is survived by his wife of 25 years, Amy M. (Datoe) Binkley; three sons, Mitchell, Caden and Evan; a sister, Lisa Binkley of Lima; sister-in-law, Kerry (Greg) Rumbaugh of Lima; nieces and nephew, Stephanie Jordan, Kayla Rumbaugh and Kyle Rumbaugh; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Friday in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. Darin’s funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with Pastor Neil Haney officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Clark County Mental Health Recovery Board, 1055 E. High St., Springfield, OH 45505.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503





11:00 AM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503


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