Mr. Roosevelt Brinkley, Sr. age 82 of Nashville, departed this earthly life on Monday, May 3, 2021, at Rocky Mount Rehabilitation Center, Rocky Mount.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 1:00 PM at the St. Hope Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. A viewing will be held on Thursday from 3-7 PM at William Toney's Funeral Home in Spring Hope.
He leaves to cherish his memory: His loving wife, Naomi Brinkley; children, Roosevelt “Anthony” Brinkley Jr. and Elaine Brinkley; four sisters, Louisa Dunston, Willie Mae Strickland, Mattie Arrington (Sammy), and Ida Jean Lewis; fourteen grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren; special son-in-law, Donald Richardson; a nephew, who was like a brother, Jimmy Brinkley; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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