|Birth: ||Sep. 4, 1861|
|Death: ||Apr. 10, 1943|
J.A. BRINKER, 81, TAKEN BY DEATH
James A. Brinker, 81, died at 5 o'clock this morning at the home of a son, Dalton Brinker at Walesboro, following a stroke of paralysis which he suffered Friday morning. He had been ill for four years and bedfast for two weeks.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the Bethel Baptist church, conducted by the Rev. Frederick Schlafer, pastor. Burial will be in Daugherty cemetery.
The casket will be open at the Barkes and Albright funeral home Sunday morning and until the services.
Mr. Brinker was well known in the county and had followed the employment of digging ditches most of his life. He was known to most of his friends as "Ab the ditcher."
He was a member of the Elizabethtown Christian church.
Besides the son at whose home he died, he is survived by five other children, Roy and Charles Brinker of Columbus rural route; Mrs. William Yeager of Montana, Mrs. Carl Gearhart and Mrs. Neal Booker of Columbus; a brother, Charles Brinker of this city; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Dalton Brinker (1891 - 1961)*
Iva Mabel Brinker Miller (1897 - 1928)*
Charles Brinker (1900 - 1972)*
Alta M Brinker Abney (1910 - 2002)*
Irene B Brinker Booker (1917 - 1998)*
Grave not marked.
Created by: Donna Kuhlman
Record added: Apr 15, 2013
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