William died young at the age of 13 or 14. He is buried in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery near the home place. The location of his resting place was found in 9193 by Mary Ellen (Brickley) jochim and her oldest daughter Stacy June Becker. His gravestone reads - William T. Brickley, son of J.W. & M.M.,m died Jan 19, 1879 ate 13yrs 5 mo. 5 days.