James T. Dillinger II

May 21, 1943 – February 3, 2022

James T. Dillinger II, 78, of Noblesville, passed away on Thu., Feb. 3, 2022.

He was born on May 21, 1943 to James and Mabel (Andrews) Dillinger in Indianapolis, Ind.

Mr. Dillinger was a graduate of Noblesville High School, attended Sunset School of Preaching, and received a bachelor’s degree from Rochester College in Michigan. He became the minister of Green Valley Church of Christ since 1987. Mr. Dillinger also served as chaplain for several years for the Noblesville Police Department. He loved fishing and traveling.

Survivors include his wife, Katie Dillinger; children Jimmy (Helene) Dillinger, Jeffrey (Kerri) Dillinger and Jana (Tony) Brimingham; step-children Wesley (Barrie) Robinson, Garrett (Vicki) Robinson, Bobbie (Kevin) Townsend, and Lance (Misty) Robinson; brothers Steve (Renee) Dillinger and Rex (Eve) Dillinger; sisters, Patti (Jean) Tyra and Candi (Ron) Waitt; 21 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife of 45 years, JoAn Mary Dillinger in 2007.

Visitation is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., with services at 4 p.m., on Tue., Feb. 8, 2022 at Green Valley Church of Christ, 19005 Cumberland Road, in Noblesville. A private burial will be scheduled at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Malawi International Bible Institute, PO Box 575, Noblesville, Ind., 46061. Condolences can be made online at