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Robert W. BrinkworthPassing: May 18, 2011


Chastain Funeral Home

Saturday,May21,2011, 11:00 am


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday,May20,2011, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday,May21,2011, 09:30 am - 11:00 am


Cresthaven Memory Gardens


MITCHELL — Robert W. “Bobby” Brinkworth, 76, Mitchell, passed away at 12:25 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at his residence.

Born December 18, 1934, in Mitchell, he was the son of William H. and Inez (Core) Brinkworth. He married Betty L. Chatham July 22, 1955.

He retired from Naval Surface Warfare Center–Crane. He was a member of Orleans Masonic Lodge No. 153 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Murat Shrine, and Past Master of Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F&AM. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Bob was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of American Legion Post No. 250.

He was an avid Chicago Cubs and I. U. Basketball fan.

Surviving: wife,
Betty Brinkworth, Mitchell
Debra (Treacy) Mueller, Noblesville
Cindy Reed, New Palestine
6 grandchildren
7 great grandchildren
Fred (Sallie) Brinkworth, Paoli
half sister,
Paula Jill Brown
sister in law,
Mary Brinkworth, Mitchell

His parents; and brothers, Kenneth Brinkworth and Donald Brinkworth, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 21, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Graham, Rev. Dan Hopkins, and Rev. Joey Aderholt officiating. Entombment will be in Cresthaven Mausoleum.

Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Friday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

A Masonic Memorial Service will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts: LIFE Food Pantry

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6 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Susan Briscoe Hughett | Mitchell, IN
    Date: June 3, 2011
    Cindy So very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing I know he will be greatly missed. I know I miss my Dad every day. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. sincere wishes Susan
  2. Guest: Wanda Bultman Lloyd | Augusta, WV
    Date: May 21, 2011
    Debbie and family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. I hope that the memories you have will help you in your time of sorrow. Wanda
  3. Guest: Jason Gibbs | Clayton, IN
    Date: May 20, 2011
    The world has lost a great man and as most of us know a huge Cubs fan. Although I didn't get to know Bob as much as I would of liked to, it doesn't take long to figure out that you are a better person for knowing him. You can tell this from a person when you meet some of the people that he has influenced over the years. Just meet his family and you will see. We will all miss you Bob, and for those that didn't know he could bust a move on the dance floor.
  4. Guest: Steve Dobson | mitchell, IN
    Date: May 20, 2011
    So long -CUB fan. I always loved our chats before each season. RIP friend. Steve D.
  5. Guest: The Deckard's, Harold, Dolly and children | Heltonville, IN
    Date: May 19, 2011
    Betty and family we want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Bob became a very good friend during the time our family worked and volunteered at the park with him. We have a lot of wonderful memories of the times we shared their together.
  6. Guest: Susan Mather | Indianapolis, IN
    Date: May 19, 2011
    Betty, Debbie & Cindy, I am so sorry for your loss. I know that you have many special memories that will never be forgotten. Susan Mather