Richard G. Pinkerton

June 11, 1956 - April 29, 2022
Richard G. Pinkerton

Gifts & Memorial Donations

Richard G. Pinkerton, 65, of Irondale passed away on the evening of Thursday, April 29th, 2022 after a brief illness.

Born on June 11th, 1956, Rick was the son of the late Donald and Gloria (Black) Pinkerton. He lived in the area his entire life. He worked at Jet-o- Chem as a diesel mechanic until his retirement in 2017.  Rick traveled all over the United States to become certified in and then teach cryogenic tank repair and diesel engines.  Rick loved spending time with his children and grandchildren talking about “the good ole days”.  He loved his horses and his canine best friend Izzy Mae.  In his spare time he enjoyed building things and designing machines to solve problems.

In addition to his parents, Rick is preceded in death by his brother, Keith Pinkerton.

Rick is survived by his daughter, Fawn (David) Wells of Wellsville and Tabbie (Rich) Hoffman of Boardman, his siblings Donald (Eva) Pinkerton of Port St. Lucy, FL, Joanne Goodwin of Irondale, Donna (Richard) Smith of Ft. Pierce, FL, Tina Bennett of Stow, Anna Cogley (Mike Swartz), and Michele Pinkerton of Sandusky. In addition to his immediate family, Rick is also survived by his grandchildren Skylar Pinkerton Lamp, Samantha Hoffman, Clayton Hoffman, Hayden Hoffman, Hunter Wells, Nathan Wells, and Brandon Wells, and great grandchildren Alana, and Izaiah. He also leaves behind his ex wife, Debbie Pinkerton, as well as his companion , Catherine Martin.

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 2, 2022 from 2PM-4PM and 6PM-8PM at Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists- MacLean Chapel, on Riverside Ave, Wellsville.  The funeral service will take place on Tuesday at 11AM.  Richard will be laid to rest in Hammondsville Cemetery.

To read this obituary, sign the guestbook, and leave condolences to the family, please visit



Tuesday, May 3, 2022
11:00 AM

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists- MacLean Chapel - Directions
509 Riverside Avenue
Wellsville, OH 43968


Monday, May 2, 2022
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists- MacLean Chapel - Directions
509 Riverside Avenue
Wellsville, OH 43968

Purchase Flowers

Tribute Wall

Please feel free to sign the guestbook or share a memory

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Be the first to sign the Tribute Wall.