Wallace Wayne Brinkley

January 20, 1943November 5, 2011

W. Wayne Brinkley, 68, of Staunton, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2011, at Augusta Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was born on January 20, 1943, in Staunton, the son of the late Malcolm Brinkley and Frances (Price) Brinkley Rowe. Wayne was an outstanding athlete during his youth having played baseball and basketball at Robert E. Lee High School. Following graduation played for the Staunton Braves and was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Survivors include his children, Michael Brinkley Lambert of Virginia Beach, Kasey Brinkley of Tennessee and Sarah Brinkley Armstrong of Staunton; one sister, Marcia Warren of Greenville; five grandchildren; aunts, Stella Price Montague and Loyce Price; and a special friend, Anne See. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 9, 2011, at the Staunton Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes, 18 West Frederick Street, with the Reverend Donald Simmons officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 9, 2011, before the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Blue Ridge Legal Services, P.O. Box 551, Harrisonburg, VA 22803. Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online by visiting


  • Visitation Wednesday, November 9, 2011
  • Memorial Service Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Wallace Wayne Brinkley

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Cathy Humphreys

December 22, 2011

Always in my mind forever in my heart ...


December 5, 2011

Sarah I am so sorry for your loss and your family..I just found out he had past..I had tryed calling different ones over the last year to see how he was doin..I visited him last at the home he was in at the time..made me sad to see him there I remember the fun dancing big tall cowboy even thou our time togather was short I will always remember him and our time heart is heavy knowing he is gone..I will miss the good sweet man he could be rest in peace dear Wayne love always Cathy

November 17, 2011

To the family of Wayne Brinkley,
It was of great sadness to hear of Wayne's passing. He was a good friend and will be greatly missed. Our sincere sympathy is extended to his family.

Larry and Rennie Szczur

Douglas Clemmer

November 9, 2011

Wayne's Family and friends,I don't know most or any of you.I did know Wayne's sister Marsha I belive.I haven;t talked to or seen Wayne for over 40 years.I grew up up the street from him and I was about 8 years his junior.I just want to add what a good and kind man he was to me.He befriend a younger kid was kind respectful and encouraged me.He never got a thing out of it other than being a good person.I will always remmber his kindness and having time to help others

Vivian Dean

November 8, 2011

Dear Sara and family, So sorry to here of your dads passing. May god be with you all dureing this difficult time.
Love Vivian, Cody, and Butch

Walter Robertson

November 8, 2011

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Walter Robertson
Stuarts Draft, Va.

Wilda Stokes

November 8, 2011

I was so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.