Robert A. "Doc" Zink, Sr., 62, passed away Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, in Indianapolis.
He was born May 24, 1947, and raised in Farmersburg, by Basil and Norma Welborn Zink.
He was preceded in death by his father Basil Zink. He is survived by his mother, Norma Welborn Zink, his wife, Karen Joyce-Zink, Brazil, daughter Jennifer Ringo and husband Jim, Brazil, son Robert Zink, Jr. and wife Shawna, Magna, Utah, sisters Nora Goodwin, Anita Tallman and husband Michael, Vivian Roehr, and brother Tom Zink and his wife Kim, grandchildren Private Jeremy Stevens, Veronica Frank, Leslie and Emily Ringo, and several nieces and nephews.
He graduated from North Central High School in Sullivan County. Bob was proud of his service to his country as a Navy Corpsman who served in Vietnam. He was a proud member of the Marine 3rd Recon Battalion, "A" Company. Bob began his working career as a police officer with the Indianapolis Police Department. He was a police officer in Terre Haute, for more than 34 years. Bob will be forever remembered as a man who truly loved his family, especially the loves of his life, Leslie and Emily.
A Celebration of Life Services will be at 1 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, 2009, at Moore Funeral Home, Brazil, with friends and family giving the eulogy. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of services. Cremation will follow at his request.
If friends so desire, contributions should be made to St. Vincent Seton's Specialty Hospital and/or St. Vincent's Hospital, Indianapolis.