Robert Levon Sink, age 72, died Tuesday July 17, 2012 at his home in Clayton, New Mexico.
Funeral Services were held at 2:00 PM on Friday, July 20 2012 at the First United Methodist Church in Clayton with Terrell Jones, pastor of the Trinity Fellowship Church in Clayton, officiating. Burial followed in the Grenville Cemetery in Grenville, New Mexico by Hass Funeral Directors of Clayton.
Robert Levon Sink was born on March 19, 1940 in Clayton, New Mexico to Chester Levon “Tunk” Sink and Katheren Carrie (Clason) Sink. Robert attended school in Sofia, New Mexico through the 8th grade and then completed four years of high school in Des Moines, New Mexico. He ranched and ran cattle for several years and worked for the New Mexico Highway Department of Transportation for 33 years. After he retired he started T & R Lawn Service and operated it for 20 years. Robert was preceded in death by his father Chester Levon “Tunk” Sink on February 21, 1978 and by his mother Katheren Carrie (Clason) Sink on April 12, 2012.
1 DAUGHTER: Michelle Jones and her husband Terrell of Clayton, NM
1 SON: Levon Sink of Clayton, NM
2 GRANDSONS: Clay Jones of Norfolk, VA and Jesse Jones of Canyon, TX
2 SISTERS: Mignon Saddoris and her husband James of Grenville, New Mexico and Gwendolyn Wingo of Des Moines, New Mexico.
2 BROTHERS: Bill Sink and his wife Sandy of Grenville, New Mexico and Roger Sink of Portales, New Mexico.
and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
MEMORIALS: The family suggests that memorials be made to Grenville Rescue, P. O. Box 183, Grenville, NM 88424 or to the Grenville Cemetery, 1096 Weese Road, Grenville, NM 88424.