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James "Jim" Brinson


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James "Jim" Brinson Obituary
JAMES "JIM" BRINSON James "Jim" Brinson, 91 of Oroville, died February 5th, 2017 at his home. By his request there will be no memorial service or burial service. He was born December 20th, 1925 in Southern California to Robert and Cora M. Brinson. He graduated from Medford High in Oregon and entered the Navy in 1943. He saw extensive service in the South Pacific. He was in electronic maintenance and after WWII and Korean War he was assigned to Nuclear Power Research and Development. While in that field he achieved a degree as Nuclear Reactor Engineer. After retirement from the Navy in 1965 he was self -employed for several years. He then worked at Butte College until he retired again in 1995. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, Chico. He and his wife Beverly had been married 71+ years. He enjoyed square and round dancing, R.V. travel, electronics, gardening and woodworking. Survivors include his wife Beverly, son Ralph, daughter Janet, 10 grandchildren and 6 great -grandchildren. Two sons, two daughters and a grandson preceded him in death. Memorial Contributions can be made in the form of a donation to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. Arrangements in care of Scheer Memorial Chapel of Oroville.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Feb. 10, 2017
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