2017-09-13 / Obituaries

Robert G. Brinson, Sr.

Robert (Bobby) Glenn Brinson, Sr., 80, died peacefully August 23, 2017 at his home in Austell, GA.

Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, August 28th at King Springs Baptist Church with interment following at Kennesaw Memorial Park.

The body lay in state from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Born June 10, 1937, he was the son of the late Maude Joyner Brinson and the late Ralph Hugh Brinson.

Robert was retired from Woodmen of the World, Fulton County and Lockheed Corporation. He was especially proud of his military service in the Panama Canal Zone as a military police officer. He loved his family and enjoyed visiting with them at frequent gatherings.

Robert is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Turner Brinson, his son, Robert G. Brinson, Jr., brother-in-law, Everett Cox, sisters-in-law, Bonnie Watts and Connie

Kraemer. Survivors are his grandson, Robert (Robbie) G. Brinson, III (Robbie’s mother, Carmen Rogers), brothers, Wayne Brinson (Diane), Arthur Brinson (Mary), Freddie Brinson, Roger Brinson of Millen, Terry Brinson (Jane) of Waynesboro, sisters, Janette Dickey (Ernest), Betty Alexander, Carolyn Hargrove, Judy Brinson, Donna Saxon (James Ellis) of Millen, Linda Graham (James) of Statesboro, Becky Mateka (Lou) of Augusta.

He is also survived by sisters-in-law Brenda Deaver (Danny), Glenda Cox and brother-in-law, Ted Kraemer. The Brinson family wishes to recognize Robert’s amazing caregivers, Brenda and Danny Deaver for their unselfish and personal care to the very end. Christy Glasgow and Glenda Cox who also assisted in his care.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to King Springs Baptist Church children’s department.

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