Eugene C. Rinker

June 16, 1941 - April 8, 2022

06/16/1941 - 04/08/2022

Past Services

Friday April 15, 2022
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel
12893 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23608
(757) 874-4200 | Directions

Eugene C. Rinker U.S. Army Retire, 80, of Newport News, VA passed away, Friday, April 8, 2022, surrounded by his loved ones.
Eugene served proudly for his country in the Vietnam war.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his beloved wife of 50 years Mrs. Donna J. Rinker, his son Philip “Pete”, his daughters Elizabeth “Beth”, Bonnie, Susan “Susie”, and son-in-law Randy.  His grandchildren are Amber, Jason, Brittany, Marques Jr., Heather, Holly, Dontae, and Nadia. As well as 8 great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be held on Friday, April 15, 2022, 4 pm-6 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home- Denbigh Chapel. 12893 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23608.

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Martin V Taliferro
1 year ago

I was sorry to hear of the loss of your husband and father we shared some pleasant Thursday mornings at Vancostia Restaurant. Please know that I will be praying for your family with deepest sympathy from another Vietnam Veteran.

Eric fossum
2 years ago

He will be deeply missed.

Beloved Daughter, Susie
2 years ago

Shine Bright Daddy

Beloved Daughter, Susie
2 years ago

Daddy, words CANNOT express the sadness of my heart! You were ALWAYS the light at the end of my tunnel! You were ALWAYS there for me and anyone else that needed you or your help! I will ALWAYS LOVE YOU & MISS YOU EVERYDAY OF MY LIFE! You are no longer suffering from ANYTHING, and now sitting at the righteous right hand of God! Until I see you again, Rest Easy Daddy I LOVE YOU❤

Michelle & Mikey
2 years ago

My condolences & prayers to The Rinker family.
May the Lord bless you and keep you;
May the Lord make his face shine
on you and be gracious to you;
May the Lord turn his face
toward you & give you peace.
‭‭Numbers‬ ‭6:24-26‬ ‭

Melissa Keene
2 years ago

Just a great person to be around! Always ready to make you smile when ever he could. Always had a joke waiting for you. Love him so much!

2 years ago

Gene was a great that would do anything for his veterans. I learned a lot from him He will be missed.

2 years ago

Dad you will always be in my heart and I love and miss you very much till we meet again

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
2 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Eugene C. Rinker, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Eugene C. Rinker, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †