Roy C. Brinker, 89, of Bellevue, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Mill Valley Care Center in Bellevue.A Christian Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 am, Tuesday, June 13 at St. John Lutheran Church in Bellevue. Burial will be held in the Parish Cemetery. Visitation for Roy will be from 4:00 -7:00pm Monday evening at the Hachmann Funeral Home & Cremation Service and again on Tuesday morning from 9:00-10:00am at the church.Roy was born on April 9, 1928 in Bellevue, the son of William and Adela (Houselog) Brinker. He married Jan Beck, on August 13, 1950 at St. John Lutheran Church in Bellevue.Roy graduated from Bellevue Community High School in 1946. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.Roy spent a 39 year career with the United States Post Office in Bellevue, and retired as Postmaster in 1992. Roy was good with his hands, he was talented as a woodworker and enjoyed fixing things. In his earlier years he enjoyed motorcycles.Over the years, Roy volunteered his time to his community. He served as Secretary of Bellevue Community School Board, was a member of the Bellevue Fire Department and volunteered in various roles at St. John Lutheran Church. He was an original member of the Bellevue Golf Club and served on the board. Roy was also a member of the Bellevue American Legion Post 273.Roy and his wife Jan, enjoyed their winters in Florida for over 30 years. They enjoyed the nice weather and golfing as members of Torrey Oaks Golf Club. Those left to honor his memory include his wife of 66 years, Jan Brinker, of Bellevue, four children, Cathy (Kress) Williamson, of Stevens Point, WI, Dave (Jan) Brinker, of Bellevue, Kim (Paul) Cole, of New Castle, KY and Steve (Melissa) Brinker, of Bellevue; nine grandchildren, Carrie (Nick), Kelly (Bob), Ryan, Alex, James, Eric, Nathan, Matthew, and Isaac; and three great grandchildren, Benta, Elin and Eleanor. Roy was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Robert; and two sisters, Myrtle and Hazel.The family would like to thank Mill Valley Care Center and Hospice of Dubuque, for the special care and compassion shown to Roy.