Mr. George Eugene Brink, Jr. passed from this life into eternal life on Monday, August 16, 2021. He was born July 29, 1943 in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of George E. Brink and Mildred Warner. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Betty Jo Reece Brink, his daughter, Rebekah Mayoh and spouse Raymond Mayoh, his son Matthew Brink and spouse Elizabeth Brink, Grandchildren Dylan Trambauer, Garrett Trambauer, and Angelina, and sister Marsha Leber.
George joined the United States Navy when he was 18 years old and proudly served his country for 4 years during the Vietnam War. He was awarded a Good Conduct medal and Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for his service, and after an honorable discharge he went back to civilian life. He moved to Brevard County, Florida and made his career in the Space Industry. He was a Kennedy Space Center Employee for 37 years from 1973-2010 working for companies including PAN-AM, EC&G, Lockheed-Martin and United Space Alliance.
George professed his faith in Jesus Christ and spent many years devoting his life to God and his family. He had served as a deacon, a Sunday school teacher and was involved in many church activities. He will forever be remembered for his love for his Lord, family and friends, his integrity in everything he did, his kind and generous nature, and his contagious smile and heart warming hugs.
The memorial Service is scheduled for 11:30 AM on September 17th at First Baptist Church of Merritt Island Chapel on Magnolia Ave in Merritt Island. Pastor Bob Rowell will officiate the service. A reception will follow in the Magnolia Room. The Funeral will precede at 2:30 pm at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery on US1 in Mims.