Richard O. Brinker, age 72, passed away on January 3, 2022.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Josephine (Garrett) Brinker; children, Patty (Tim), Dana (Eric), and Ron (Renee); grandchildren, Ariel, Brandon, and Taylor; his best friends, Walt and Mary Sayers.
Richard was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and retired from B.F. Goodrich Chemical as a pipe fitter, with over 30 years. He was a member of the Star Lodge as a 32nd degree mason.
Should friends desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or at www.woundedwarriorproject.org