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Larry Hugh Brinkley

July 4, 1944 — December 9, 2019

Larry Hugh Brinkley, age 75, of Abingdon, Va., passed away on December 9, 2019, in his home.

Larry grew up in Greendale, Va. and worked in the family business, Brinkley’s Grocery. He also raised cattle and grew tobacco. Larry loved working with electronics, and he sold and installed satellite systems. For fourteen years, he and his wife Sarah lived in Port Saint Lucie, Fla., where he worked as a security guard. Larry and Sarah were married for forty-nine years. 

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Ivan Ollen and Leota Holmes Brinkley; brother, Barty Ollen Brinkley; sister-in-law, June Powers Brinkley; and sister, Alta Joyce Brinkley.

Larry is survived by his wife, Sarah Miller Brinkley; and niece, Mona Brinkley McHaney and husband, Mark McHaney.

Larry’s family will conduct a memorial service at Knollkreg Memorial Park Mausoleum with interment to follow on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at 2:00 p.m.  Flowers may be delivered to the mausoleum at Knollkreg Memorial Park on the day of the service. 

Those wishing to share memories or messages of sympathy may do so online by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com. The family of Larry Hugh Brinkley is in the care of the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service, 427 E. Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).
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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Knollkreg Memorial Park

556 Walden Rd, Abingdon, VA 24210

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