Mr. William Alfred “Bill” Brinkman passed away on Tuesday March 25, 2014 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.  Born in Toronto 88 years ago to the late Ada Mae (King) and Harry William Brinkman, Bill met and married Dorothy Jean Cox from Erieau and they began a life journey that would span over 55 years.  Together, Bill and Dorothy raised their son Jeffrey who lives in Belle River with his wife Debbie and their daughter Abbie.  Bill was an Engineer and a long time employee at Southwestern Regional Centre.  He will be missed by several nieces and nephews and was predeceased by his brothers Cyril, Ab, Syd and Robert, and by his sister Marjorie.  In keeping with Bill’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  There will be no formal services at this time.  Blenheim Community Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.  Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at

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