Brian Leo Clinkenbeard, 60, of Rockford, Illinois, passed away Friday, April 29, 2022 at Symphony Northwoods Care Center, Belvidere, IL after a short battle with cancer. Brian was born to Leo and Alberta (Robbins) Clinkenbeard on March 20, 1962, at St. Anthony’s Hospital of Rockford, Illinois. He attended Hiawatha High School in Kirkland, IL. Brian was a machinist in the Rockford area for 30 years. One of his favorite things to do was ride his motorcycle. Time with his family and friends was always very important to him. He always enjoyed cooking out on the grill at family get togethers.
Survived by his sons, Jeremy Clinkenbeard of Florida and Nicholas Clinkenbeard of Rockford; daughter, Olivia Clinkenbeard (Tom) Stone of Rockford; grandchildren, Camden Clinkenbeard of Florida, Yuna and Rayna Stone of Rockford; siblings, Cal Clinkenbeard of Belvidere, Denise Clinkenbeard (Gregg) Olson of Rochelle and Tammy Clinkenbeard (James) Maggio of Rockford. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Leo and Alberta Clinkenbeard; his brother, Bradley Clinkenbeard and sister, Ramona Jean Clinkenbeard.
Memorial visitation will be from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Friday, May 13, 2022, in Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory-Mulford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Road, Loves Park, IL 61111.