Funeral services for Leslie William “Bill” Pinkham, 60, of Elizabethtown, Ky., will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road, Louisville. He died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at U of L Hospital.
Born in Jeffersonville, he was the President of Pinkham Lincoln Automotive in Elizabethtown. Upon graduating high school, he spent three years playing professional baseball for the Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie Wayne Pinkham and Elva Jayne Moore Pinkham Ewigleben.
Bill is survived by his loving wife, Alicia Pinkham; sons, Zack Pinkham, Zeke Pinkham and Bill Pinkham II and wife Becky; daughters, Jana Webb and husband Jonathan, Jill Dewitt and husband Chris and Julie Aulbach and husband Bob; brothers, Brad Pinkham and Steve Pinkham and wife Rhonda; and nine grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. Saturday until time of service at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society.