Mrs. Beverly L. Rinker, 87 years of age of Bridgeport, WV passed away on November 19, 2021. She was born on August 22, 1934 in Clarksburg, WV the daughter of the late Bertus Wayne Barker and Ester Louise Barker.
She is survived by her son Timothy W. Rinker (Melissa) of West Union, WV; step son Edward Rinker (Laurie) of El Dorado, CA; step daughter Dr. Andrea Rinker of Livonia, MI; daughter Pamela Shaw (Malcolm) of Lexington, KY; sister Karen Carnes of Clarksburg, WV; granddaughters Megan Rinker, Mallory Rinker Coleman, Katheryn Shaw, Lexie Rinker, Amanda Howell; grandsons Daryl Howell and Blake Howell and several nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind her beloved cat “Babe”.
She was also preceded in death by her husband William E. Rinker and son Jeff.
Beverly was a 1952 graduate of Washington Irving High School in Clarksburg, WV. She was a proud housewife, Mom and Grandmother. Being strong in her faith, along with her husband they were charter members of the Bridgeport Presbyterian Church where she was a choir member for many years.
Upon her request, immediate cremation was completed. A graveside service will be held at a later date at the West Virginia National Cemetery in Grafton, WV. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Beverly’s memory to the Bridgeport Presbyterian Church, 1 John Calvin Drive, Bridgeport, WV 26330. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com. The Rinker family has entrusted the care and arrangements to the Ford Funeral Home, 215 East Main Street, Bridgeport, WV.