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Christopher Rodel Brinlee, Sr.

Christopher Rodel Brinlee, Sr., age 54, of Mena, died Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at his home.  He was born on September 27, 1963 to Aubry Lee Brinlee and Norma Lee Yancy Trammell in Merced, California.

Christopher worked many years as an electrical journeyman and owned and operated Service Electric and Industrial Controls in Mena and also was the owner of Modern Ink in Mena.  Christopher enjoyed the outdoors, doing activities such as boating, going camping, and ski diving.  He also enjoyed restoring old cars and riding his motorcycles.  He loved his family very much and was an animal lover. Christopher was a loving father, son, brother, uncle, and a great friend, and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Aubry Randal Brinlee.

Christopher is survived by his three sons, Christopher Brinlee, Jr. of Lyons, Colorado, Matthew Brinlee of Lyons, Colorado, and Benjamin Brinlee of Mena; his daughter, Stevie Brinlee of Lyons, Colorado; his father and mother, Aubry and Pat Brinlee of Lockeford, California; his mother and father, Norma and Burton Trammell of Mena; Catherine Brinlee of Fort Smith; two brothers, Daniel Trammell and wife, Ela of Mena and Peter Trammell and wife, Trish of Boise, Idaho; one sister, Norma Pace and husband, Butch of New Boston, Texas; his sister-in-law, Chrisann Moody; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

No services are scheduled with cremation services entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.

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