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Monday, February 03, 2014

San Antonio Icon Bill Sinkin passes away @ 100 years old, 2-3

L-R: Bill Sinkin celebrating his 100th birthday @ the University of the Incarnate Word Skyroom with MC News 4 WOAI Anchorman Randy Beamer, Linda Hartman with Bill Sinkin at his 98th birthday @ the Omni Hotel @ the Colonnade.

Retired banker and civic leader William R. “Bill'' Sinkin, who led the charge to bring HemisFair '68 to San Antonio and in recent years used his birthday celebrations to raise awareness about solar power, died Monday.

He was 100. Sinkin was a philanthropist, activist, banker, entrepreneur, teacher, father and husband, who had a penchant for bow ties which he worat his birthday celebration.

Memorial Service At Temple Beth-El @ 1:30 p.m. Friday, Febrary 7th.

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