- August 24, 1942 - March 26, 2017
- Metairie, Louisiana
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Joseph B. Rink Jr., 74 years of age, died of heart failure on March 26, 2017. He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Patsy Herbert Rink; his devoted daughters, Shannon Bell and Lynn Crozier; sons-in-law, Chris Bell and Rick Crozier; daughter-in-law, Michelle Rink; and sister-in-law, Suzanne Pitre. He also leaves behind his loving grandchildren, Christopher, Zachary, Caroline, and Emma Bell; Quint, Julianna, Cameron, Millie, Bella, and Georgia Crozier; Joseph, Olivia, Gracie, Sophie, and John Rink- to whom he was affectionately called “P.J.” He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mildred Rink; his son, Jay Rink; and his sister, Sr. Lynda Rink, S.L.W.
Joe graduated from St. Aloysius high school in 1961, where he was an outstanding member of the basketball team. He also graduated from U.S.L. where he was a member of Phi Kappa Theta. He was the owner of Custom Specialties & Supply and inventor of the Original Umbrella Bag. Joe was a proud member of The Crusader Racing Stables and owner of Pegasus Stables, LLC.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to celebrate his life on Monday, April 3rd at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 4317 Richland Ave. and West Esplanade Ave. Metairie, LA. Visitation will be from 10am to 12pm. A funeral mass will begin at noon. Interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery in New Orleans, LA.