Brink, Roger Knight Sr. Age 92 went to his home in Heaven July 26, 2013. He was born February 15, 1921. Preceded in death by his parents Omer Jefferson Brink and Ethel Irene (Knight) Brink; five brothers and two sisters; and his beloved wife of 61 years, Effie Lee (Pruett) Brink. Survived by his three sons: Roger (Debbie), Gary (Lois), and Ralph (Debbie); 12 grandchildren: Eric (Angella), Stacey (Jason) Reeves, Jason (Nichole), Joel, Brian (Kelli), Jennifer (Leif) Clinard, Joshua (Jenny), Michael (Amber), Angela (Lance) Rogers, Kenneth, Christopher (Anna), and Zachary; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II, receiving multiple decorations for his service. After the war, he was pastor of several Baptist churches in Texas from 1946 to 1961, and then pastor of the Dequindre Road Baptist Church of Warren, MI from 1961 to 1990. A funeral service will be held at Edward Swanson and Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre Rd. (S. of 13 Mi. Rd.), Madison Hts., MI on Friday, Aug. 2, at 11:00a.m. with interment following at White Chapel Cemetery in Troy, MI. Visitation will take place at the funeral home on Thursday from 2-4p.m. and 6-8p.m. Additional visitation Friday from 10:30a.m. until time of funeral service.