Obituary for Richard Barry Frink

    • Name: Richard Barry Frink
    • Home Town: Shallotte
    • Date of Death: 12/29/2016
    • Birth Place: Columbus County, NC
    • Birth Date: 02/18/1941
    • Service Date: 01/01/2017 at 03:00 PM
    • Visit Date: 01/01/2017
    • Visit Times: 2:00 PM
    • Service Place: Camp United Methodist Church, Shallotte, NC

    Richard Barry Frink of Shallotte died December 29, 2016. He was born February 18, 1941 in Columbus County, the youngest child of Grady and Ruby Frink.

    After graduating from Tabor City High School, he attended North Carolina State College. He then joined the United States Navy, proudly serving his country on the USS Forrestal aircraft carrier. He owned and operated Western Auto, then Coastal Tire before retiring.

    Barry loved being in his boats out on the inland waterway, working his garden and NC State basketball.

    He was preceded in death by his daughter Amy Caroline, parents and brother David. In addition to his wife of fifty years, Birdie, he is survived by his daughters Leigh Ann, Jill, son-in-law Steve and grandsons Joshua, Banyan, Kyle and sister Carolyn Mellott.

    The family wishes to thank our extended family and friends for their support.

    Memorials may be made to Camp United Methodist Church building fund, 4807 Main St, Shallotte NC 28470 or SECU Hospice House, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

    Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 PM, Sunday, January 1, 2017, at Camp United Methodist Church. The family will receive one hour prior to the services.

    On-line condolences may be sent to the family at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte

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