Devon R. Brinton

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    - Deborah Campbell
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Heritage Funeral & Cremation
508 North Government Way
Spokane, WA

Devon R. Major,
U.S. Army Ret.
(Age 64)

A life-long resident of Spokane, Devon passed away Saturday, March 19, 2011. He was born to Robert and Georgia Brinton on August 3, 1946. He graduated from Lewis and Clark High School, class of 1964, then went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design from Washington State University. He volunteered for officer candidate school and received a commission in the United States Army. He served one tour in Viet Nam receiving the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart. He retired as a Major from the US Army Reserve in 1996. Devon was a dedicated employee, working as liaison during Expo '74, held in Spokane. He was a gentleman with a gentle soul and an incomparable sense of humor, who put everyone before himself. He was an avid hunter, football fan and family man. Devon is the cherished son of Robert S. Brinton, devoted husband of 14 years to Vicki Brinton, loving father to Heather Mc Dougall and her husband Matt, stepfather to Wendi Mayberry and her husband Marvin, and the grandfather of Jazmin, Ceyerah and Takotah. Remembrances in Devon's name may be made over the phone to the at 800-283-7800. A Celebration of Devon's Life will be held at 2:30 PM, Sunday, March 27, 2011 at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 5720 S. Perry Street.


Published in Spokesman-Review from Mar. 23 to Mar. 24, 2011
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