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Richard I. Tink, 97, Neosho, Mo., entered into rest on July 4, 2017 at Medicalodge, in Neosho, following a two month illness. Richard was born June 5, 1920, in Granby, Mo., the son of Ben and Blanche (Repass) Tink.
He was a lifelong area resident and a high school business teacher, teaching in Granby and Neosho Public Schools, and retired in 1988 from Neosho Public School System. He was a member of the Hillcrest Church of Christ.
Richard married Velma Pryor Harris in 1975. She preceded him in death in 2001.
He is survived by his extended family, Vicki Harris and her family, Jennifer Jones and husband, Caleb, and their three children; Richard Harris; one niece, Kryss Anne Tink, of Austin, Texas; and a nephew, Steve Tink, of Austin. In addition to his wife and parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Gene and John Tink; and stepson, Michael Harris.
Funeral services for Mr. Tink will be held on Saturday, July 8, at 10 a.m. at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel, in Neosho, Caleb Jones will officiate. Interment will follow in the Granby Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at a time of visitation Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until service time, at the funeral home.
Contributions in memory of Mr. Tink may be made to the Neosho R-5 Charitable Foundation, in care of Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66, Neosho, MO 64850.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Published on  July 7, 2017
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