Joseph Brinker

Joseph Brinker, 71 years old, of Guilford, IN, unexpectedly passed away on Saturday, August 7, 2021. Originally from Price Hill, Joe moved to Greendale and then Guilford after meeting his wife, Pamela, at an anniversary party for mutual friends. Joe was a proud veteran who fought in the Vietnam War. Joe was a member of the Sheet Metal Worker Local 24 for 40 years. He loved to take pictures of cats, flowers, and his nieces & nephews and would share his talents by making calendars with his artwork. Joe enjoyed travelling for vacation and he and Pamela took trips to Alaska, Hawaii and New Orleans. He found a thrill in gambling, often playing the lottery, betting on horses and frequenting Belterra in his time off.

Joe will be deeply missed by his wife of 15 years, Pamela Brinker, and siblings Eileen (Russ) Brown, Jerry (Sue) Brinker, Janet (Tony) Grubb, and Marian (Tom) Lock, many nieces & nephews and great nieces & nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Elmer and Rita Brinker.

Visitation for Joe will be on Thursday, August 12, from 9:30am – 11:30am at Andres-Wuestefeld Funeral Home at 25615 State Rt. 1, Guilford, IN 47022. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 12:00pm at St. John’s Campus, All Saints Parish, at 25743 State Rt. 1 Guilford, IN 47022. For those not able to attend, mass will be lived streamed at Burial will immediately follow at Greendale Cemetery at 886 Nowlin Ave, Greendale, IN 47025. Memorials can be made to Miller York Volunteer Fire Department or Spinal Muscular Atrophy Association. Memorials will be accepted at the visitation or can be mailed to Andres-Wuestefeld Funeral Home. Please visit to sign the online guest book or offer condolences.