CMSgt Robert Larry Brinson, Jr (Ret), arrived in Heaven and was united with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022. Brinson was born and raised in Whigham, GA (making him a die-hard Georgian Bulldogs fan) and enlisted in the United States Air Force (USAF) in Atlanta, GA in May 1966. After completion of Basic Training at Lackland AFB, TX, he was assigned to Vance AFB, OK serving in the Military Personnel career field. He continued to serve the men and women of the USAF as a Military Personnelist for 29 years and 3 months, with assignments to Clark AFB, Philippines; Keesler AFB, MS; Moody AFB, GA; Fort Rucker, AL; Lajes Field, Azores; Randolph AFB, TX; Maxwell AFB, AL; Florennes, Belgium, Maxwell AFB again, and finally, back to Randolph AFB, TX where he retired from active duty in August of 1995. After his retirement from active duty, he served again in the Military Personnel field for approximately 10 years as a contract employee at the Air Force Personnel Center. In his younger days, Larry (aka, Boom Boom Brinson) was an avid softball player, golfer, and fisherman. After retirement, he continued to enjoy fishing and golfing and added traveling to his favor things to do. During his last 12 years, he and his wife, Sherrey, took up RVing and made many long, fun-filled trips and spending leisurely weekends on the banks of the Guadalupe River with family and friends. Mr. Brinson is survived by his wife of 43 years, Sherrey Land Brinson; his son and daughter-in-law, Brent and Lara Brinson, their sons, Zachary and Gabriel of Huntsville AL; daughter Marlina Meek of New Orleans, LA; son and daughter-in-law, Christopher and Tracy Meek, and their children, Allyson, Brody, Darin, Landen, and Hayden of Schertz, TX; sister and brother-in-law, Faye and Don Smith of Climax, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Travis and Sue Ellen Brinson of Whigham GA; sister Martha Payne of Cordele, GA; brother Raiford Brinson of Whigham, GA; sister-in-law, Pat Brinson of Bainbridge, GA; sister-in-law and her husband, Mary and Jeff Hammond of Schertz, TX; sister-in-law and her husband, Debra and Doug Lester of Bulverde, TX; sister-in-law and her husband, Lynn and John Schott of Cibolo, TX; and many loved nieces, nephews, and cousins, and long-time friends. His most prized possession was his family of whom he was who extremely proud.
A memorial service will be held at the Schertz Funeral Home, on Wednesday, Dec 14, at 2:00 with Pastor Zak White officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donation to the American Cancer Association or give the gift of life and donate at your local blood bank as often as you are able.
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