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 William “Bill” Brinkley

William “Bill” Brinkley

Oklahoma, USA
Death 26 Mar 1975 (aged 71)
Kern County, California, USA
Burial Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA
Memorial ID 21065967 · View Source
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Porterville Newspaper:
Funeral Notice:

BRINKLEY -- In Porterville Mar. 26, 1975, William Brinkley, 71, native of Oklahoma and resident of Porterville area for six years. Husband of Iva Brinkley; father of Duncan and David Brinkley and Emma Cantwell; brother of May Triplett and John Brinkley; grandfather of 12; and great-grandfather
of 10. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, Mar. 28, in the Myers Chapel. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial park.

William Brinkley, 71, died this morning in a local hospital following a long illness. Mr. Brinkley was born in Day County, Okla., and moved to Porterville from Lancaster six years ago. He worked 33 years as a carpenter and was a member of the Bible Baptist Church of Porterville.

Survivors include his widow, Iva May Townsley Brinkley and a daughter Emma Jean Brinkley Cantwell, both of Porterville; two sons, Duncan of Boring, Ore. and David Brinkley of Gravette, Ark.; one brother, John Brinkley of Modesto; a sister, May Triplett of Fresno; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, Mar. 28, in the Myers Chapel.

Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial park.March 26,1976

I cannot think of him as dead.
Who walks with me no more.
Along the path of life I tread,
He walks on the golden shore.
It is not death to die
To leave this weary road
And midst the brotherhood on high
To be at home with God
Lovingly missed by his Wife, Children & Grandchildren
Grandfather: James Watson Brinkley
Grandmother: Nancy Ann Rose Brinkley

Brother: Jasper Brinkley
Sister: Nannie B. Brinkley
Sister: Anna Elizabeth "Betty" Brinkley Arnold
Brother: James Watson Brinkley
Sister: Sarah Mae Brinkley Triplett

Grandson: Roy Brinkley



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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William “Bill” Brinkley (5 Nov 1903–26 Mar 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21065967, citing Hillcrest Memorial Park, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA ; Maintained by Freda (contributor 46930884) .