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Fredrick D. (Fred) Brinson

Knoxville, TN

Fredrick D. (Fred) Brinson, 83, went to meet his Lord and Savior on August 11, 2018. Fred was born in Kokomo, IN to Fred O. and Leah M. (Elkins) Brinson.

Fred graduated from Kokomo HS in 1952 and General Motors Institute, BME, in 1957. While attending GMI in Flint MI, he met his future wife, Neoma M (Mason) Brinson, at a church youth group meeting and they were married in 1954. They lived in Kokomo IN and Grand Blanc MI as Fred's career with Delco Electronics in Kokomo progressed from co-op engineering student to Director - Mfg Engineering. He retired as Director - Flint (MI) Operations in 1994. They settled in Seneca SC in 1995, moving in 2015 to Knoxville, TN.

He loved his family, church, golf, fishing, Atlanta Braves baseball, whistling, and tending to his always-immaculate yard.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Alan Jay Brinson (Kathy), daughter Barbara Ann, and his loving wife of 62 years, Neoma.

He is survived by his brother, Robert Brinson (Sherry) and sister Janice Stark of Kokomo IN, children David Brinson (Jean), Indianapolis IN, Brad Brinson (Beth), Farragut TN, Marsha Brinson, Knoxville TN; eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

There will be a memorial gathering for family, Monday Aug 13 at 4:00 p.m. at Two Rivers Church, Lenoir City, TN, followed by a reception for friends from 5 to 7 p.m.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Collin, Blake, and Maya Brinson Education Fund c/o Two Rivers Church.
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Aug. 12 to Aug. 13, 2018
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