Timothy Edwin Brinkley, 61, of Stantonsburg, NC passed away Friday, September 24, 2021, at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson, NC. Tim was born in Duplin County, NC April 12, 1960, a son of the late James Brinkley Sr. and Grace Pate Brinkley.
He worked as a technician in the food industry for many years. Tim had many interests and they varied widely. He enjoyed traveling and especially the mountains of North Carolina in the fall. He also like professional wrestling “whoo the Nature Boy” Rick Flair was his favorite. Tim loved the Lord and was an active member of Harvest Fellowship Church in Rocky Mount, NC.
Survivors include his son, David Brinkley of Johnson County, NC; sister, Loretta Sue Davis and husband, Philip of Nashville, NC; grandsons, Darren Brinkley of Elm City, NC, Garrett Brinkley of Selma, NC, Dustin Taylor of Swansboro and Timothy Sykes of Wilson, NC; Lorrie Sanchez of Wilson, NC who was like a daughter to him. Also surviving is his special longtime friend, Wanda Brinkley of Stantonsburg, NC. Tim will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Mr. Brinkley’s wife, Cathy passed away just two days following his death. In addition to his parents Tim was predeceased by his son T.J. Brinkley; brothers, Thelton, Rocky and James Brinkley.
A Graveside service will be held in Queen Anne Cemetery in Fountain, NC on Wednesday October 6, 2021 at 11 AM. Arrangements are in the care of Providence Funeral & Cremation Service 519 Broad St. W. Wilson, NC 27893. Phone: (252) 674-1553
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