Funeral services for Mr. Carson Brinkley, age 81, of Estill Springs, TN, will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Tullahoma, TN.
Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Friday evening at the funeral home.
Mr. Brinkley passed away Thursday afternoon at United Regional Medical Center in Manchester, TN.
Carson was born in the Prairie Plains community to the late Bill and Gladys Wimbley Brinkley.
He was self-employed and a member of Hillsboro First Baptist Church. Carson’s hobbies included fishing, metal detecting, reading his Bible, and watching westerns. He was an inventor and a mechanic.
In addition to his parents, Carson was also preceded in death by one son, Ricky Brinkley. He is survived by one son, Ronnie (Wanda) Brinkley; five daughters, Phyllis (Tim) Dent, Darlene Khan, Betty (Ronnie) Campbell, Sharon (Vernon Grieves) Brinkley, and Carlene Brinkley; 15 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and one great, great grandchild.