Roy C. Brimer, 76, a long time resident of Reisterstown died peacefully on July 24, 2008, at Northwest Medical Center.
He is survived by his son, Richard Brimer of Austin, Texas; Rebecca Quoos of Jacksonville, Florida; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Jeannette Briney Brimer in June 2000.
Mr. Brimer spent his career in the Defense Industry retiring after 17 years at Westinghouse. His assignments took him throughout the United States, including Connecticut, California, Maryland, and Iran. He was also an accomplished pilot, serving as a flight instructor in California, Texas, and Iran. His hobbies included coin and gun collecting.
In his later years, Mr. Brimer became an active member of the Masons. He avidly recruited new members and led drives to collect reading material for our troops serving in Iran and Afghanistan. After his retirement, he traveled extensively to Alaska, Africa, China, and other exotic locales.
He met Dorothy Jeannette Briney while they were attending the University of Missouri in Columbia. They were married in 1953 in the bride's hometown of Bloomfield.
Memorial gifts may be given to the Warren Lodge of the Freemasons to support their charitable activities.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 23, 2008. at 10 a.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomfield with Rev. Susan Hoyle officiating. Interment will follow in the Bloomfield Cemetery.