NILES — Frank E. “Butch” Brink Jr., 80, passed away at 1:08 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, at his residence.
Frank was born in Warren, April 9, 1942, the son of the late Frank E. and Myrtle Pardee Brink Sr.
He attended the Howland school system. Mr. Brink was the owner and operator of B&J Motors for more than 60 years.
Frank enjoyed working on classic cars and boats. He had a collection of model trains and cars that he cherished. In his spare time, he liked woodworking.
He is survived by a daughter, Michelle Johnston of Warren; a son, Dennis Brink of Warren; stepdaughter, Christen Hollender; sister, Ruth Campfield; two brothers, Lloyd “Bud” (Norma) Brink and James (Carol) Brink; three grandchildren, Courtney, Alyshia and Amber; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by a son, Robert “Bobby” Brink; a stepson, Cory Hollender; brother-in-law, Herbert Campfield; and two sisters, Peggy (Jack) Strasbaugh and Linnea Platt.
At Frank’s request a private service was held at an earlier date. Internment took place in Pineview Cemetery.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 614 Warren Ave., Niles, OH 44446. Friends and family may view the obituary and send condolences by visiting www.NicholasFuneralHome.com.