Brinley Stafford, 84, of Deweyville, passed away Thursday, May 16, at his residence. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 20, at First United Pentecostal Church in Orange, with the Rev. Gary Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow at King Cemetery in Hartburg. Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Sunday, at the church.
Born in Morgantown, WV, on Nov. 6, 1928, Brinley was the son of Earl Victor Stafford and Bessie Regina Stanley. Following the death of his mother, he was raised by his father and step-mother, Eve Stafford.
He served in the U.S. Marines during WWII. He was a member of First United Pentecostal Church in Orange, and worked as an oiler at Alpha Portland Cement Company.
He was preceded in death by parents; and sons, Everett Vincent Stafford and Hugh Nathan Hryhorchuk.
Brinley is survived by his wife, Jeanette Stafford of Deweyville; son, Wilbur E. Hryhorchuk of Indian Lake; grandson, Anthony Eugene Hryhorchuk; brothers, Terry Stafford, Victor Stafford, Charles Stafford and Rodney Stafford all of WV; and sisters, Patricia Orchard of California and Nadine Orchard of WV.
Arrangements were held under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.