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James “Elrod” Rinks (11-2-21) service 11-5-21

James “Elrod” Rinks, 76, of Savannah, died on Tuesday, Nov. 2, in Jackson, Tennessee.
He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Oscar Elmer and Martha Maybelle Ward Rinks.
Mr. Rinks specialized in big truck tires while he worked for J&R Tire Shop from 1990 until 2005. He also ran Thrashers Truck Stop in Savannah with Ben Winborn.
He is survived by two sisters, Martha Barnett of Rogersville, Alabama and Shirley Stanfill of Selmer.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Oscar “Pete” Rinks, Johnny Wayne Rinks and James Carroll Rinks.
A graveside service was held on Friday, Nov. 5, at Graham Cemetery in Savannah with Josh Franks officiating.