Roland T. Brinkley

Published 7:13 pm Saturday, November 24, 2012

November 19, 2012

Roland T. Brinkley, 61, of Suffolk died Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. He was preceded in death by Mamie Brinkley and Ollie Brinkley.

Roland T. Brinkley

Mr. Brinkley was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School. He was employed at American Cold Storage. He was a member of Metropolitan Baptist Church.

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He is survived by his sister, Sonja Rountree of Portsmouth; one brother, Eric Brinkley of St. Petersburg, Fla.; aunts, Eunice Little of Suffolk and Helen Burrows of Harlem, N.Y.; nieces, Karen Copeland (Sterling) of Pittsburg, Penn., and Katrina Rountree of Suffolk; nephews, Gregory Rountree (Melly), Daryl Rountree (Rita), Corey Rountree (Tresha) and Brian Rountree (Nicole), all of Suffolk; a special friend, Alice Cobb; and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

A funeral will be held at noon, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, in the chapel of Crocker Funeral Home, officiated by Dr. Robert E. Rodgers. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery.

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