Wendell Wallace Brinkley

June 15, 1943 ~ August 22, 2021 (age 78)




Wendell Wallace Brinkley, 78, of Providence, KY passed away on Sunday August 22, 2021 at his home.

He was born on June 15, 1943 in Madisonville, KY the son of the late Clyde Wallace Brinkley and Margaret Arnold Brinkley. He was preceded in death by his wife Sophia Brinkley in 2018 and one brother.

Mr. Brinkley was of the Baptist faith, he had a Entrepreurs spirit, he enjoyed going to auctions, working in his garden, collecting Rusty Gold, he worked at Island Creek Coal Co. Providence #1 and #2 mines, Charolais Coal Co., and the East Diamond Shop before he retired.

Mr. Brinkley is survived by his sons, Zach Brinkley and his fiance’ Ashley Barker of Providence; Richard Brinkley of Providence; one daughter, Meghan Bostic of Providence; and nine grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday August 25, 2021 at 2:00PM in the Lucille Melton Memorial Chapel of Melton Funeral Home with Bro. Billy Parrish officiating with burial to follow in the Homesite Cemetery.  

Visitation will be held on Tuesday August 24,2021 from 4:00PM to 7:00PM and from noon until the service hour on Wednesday at the funeral home.


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August 24, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Melton Funeral Home
206 Cedar Street
Providence, KY 42450

Funeral Service
August 25, 2021

2:00 PM
Lucille Melton Memorial Chapel, Melton Funeral Home

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