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Richard Alexander Trinker Sr.

August 2, 1935 ~ November 16, 2018 (age 83)

Mr. Richard Alexander Trinker, age 83, of Monroe, NC, passed away Friday, November 16, 2018 at the Brian Center of Monroe.

Richard was born August 2, 1935, in Budapest, Hungary, a son of the late Sandor Trinker and Iren Ivanyi Trinker. Prior to retirement, Richard was a tool and die maker. 

Richard is survived by a son, Richard "Rick" Trinker Jr. of Jefferson, SC, a daughter, Susan Laxton of Monroe, NC, a daughter, Nancy Ashby of Monroe, NC, a sister, Irene Smidt of Hungary, and four grandchildren; Sean, Kristin, Loren, and Eric.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Katharina S. Trinker.

Davis Funeral Service of Monroe is honored to be serving the Trinker family. An online guest register book is available at

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