Perfect tribute: Illinois bowler rolls 300 game with father’s ashes in ball

But on April 12, he had a special ball when he rolled a 300 — the thumb hole contained the ashes of his father, who came close but never had a perfect game.

John Hinkle’s father, John Hinkle Sr., died July 27, 2016, in Peoria, according to his obituary.

I had goosebumps, chills,” John Hinkle Jr., 39, told WMBD.

Hinkle wanted to get his father’s ashes placed in a bowling ball, and last week it finally happened.

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