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Larry E. Brinkley
February 18, 1943 ~ August 25, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Age 80, of Hartville, passed away Friday, August 25, 2023. He was born Feb. 18, 1943 in Richmond, VA, a son of the late Clyde and Iva (Carpenter) Brinkley, and resided most of his life in the Canton area. Larry was a 1961 graduate of Lehman High School. He enjoyed working at Ewing Chevrolet for 42 years in the Parts Department, and made many friends that have lasted a lifetime. He was a member of the National Hot Rod Association, and loved going to car shows with his cars and friends. He loved his cars, which included a 62’ Chevy, 40’ Chevy, 51’ Plymouth, and a 66’ El Camino.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters and a brother, Mary Rohe, Barbara Brown, Judy Brinkley, and Jack Brinkley. Larry is survived by his wife, Bonnie Brinkley, with whom he would have celebrated their 49th Wedding Anniversary on Oct. 12th; one daughter, Laura (Devin) Plymire, and their sons, Blake and Benjamin; nieces and nephews, including a special nephew, Andy Brown.
A Memorial Service will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. in the Formet-Clevenger & Gordon Funeral Home with Fr. Christopher Henyk officiating. Friends may call Thursday two hours before the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Larry’s memory may be made to the donor’s favorite charity. Condolences may be sent to: www.gordonfuneralhomes.com