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.
Betty Brinkworth, Mitchell
Debra (Treacy) Mueller, Noblesville
Cindy Reed, New Palestine
7 great grandchildren
Fred (Sallie) Brinkworth, Paoli
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