Lt. Col. Charles L. Brinkley, USA (Ret.), 64, of Quincy, passed Sunday, January 5, 2014.
He was a native of Quincy and a member of the First Baptist Church, Quincy. He was retired from the U. S. Army after 21 years of service. He served as the ROTC Instructor for the Gadsden County Public Schools and later as Coordinator of Emergency Management of Gadsden County.
He was a very active member of the Quincy Kiwanis Club.
Visitation was held Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at the First Baptist Church with service at 2:00 P.M. in the church. Interment was at Hillcrest Cemetery with full military honors.
He is survived by his wife Edna (BeBe) Clark Brinkley of Quincy; daughter Joanna Brinkley of Quincy; brother Romulus (Peggy) Brinkley of Maitland, FL.
He was predeceased by his parents, Romulus and Julia Cook Brinkley.
Remembrances may be made in his memory to the Wounded Warriors.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home, Quincy, FL (850-627-7677) was in charge of arrangements.