COLUMBUS, Ohio (Formerly Youngstown) – Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., for David Brimmer, 94, Columbus, who departed this life, Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 3710 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43214.
Mr. Brimmer was born June 26, 1923, in Eastman, Georgia, a son of Louis and Mary Barnes Brimmer. He moved to Youngstown when he was 3 years old and grew up in the Baptist faith.
He was an Army veteran and worked as a bricklayer for Youngstown Sheet and Tube for 40 years.
He was a member of the Buckeye Elks Lodge No. 73, VFW and a former member of the freemasons.
He loved humor, socializing, dancing and listening to music, especially James Brown. He was known in his earlier life for being a well-dressed man with a clean car.
He leaves to cherish his memory his children, David M. Thomas of Campbell, Juliette McLendon, David C. Brimmer and a special niece, Fran Campbell all of Columbus; 16 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Jocelyn Brimmer; brothers, Henry and John Brimmer; a sister-in-law, Rebecca Brimmer and a son-in-law, Donald McLendon.
Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon at the F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, October 24 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.