George William “Billy” Brindle, 44, of Cooleemee, went to Heaven to be with his daddy on Monday, August 10, 2015, from Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. A native of Davie County, he was born December 4, 1970, to the late Charlie Edward Brindle, Jr. (10/9/1934 – 6/29/2014) and Maggie Ann Green Brindle of Cooleemee, who survives.
Billy was a 1989 graduate of Davie High School and attended Rowan-Cabarrus Community College for EMT Training. He was a 27-year veteran of the Cooleemee Volunteer Fire Department and was known for his service to the community. He had 12 years employment with Ventlab, a designer and manufacturer of medical devices. Prior to that, he worked at Cone Mills in Salisbury. An avid fan of racing, he often used his skills as a “shade tree mechanic” to assist race teams. He greatly enjoyed spending time fishing and watching Notre Dame Football and Duke Basketball. He attended First Baptist Church of Cooleemee.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by one brother, Thomas Edward “Tommy” Brindle and fiance’, Diana Badger of Farmington; two sisters, Mary Ann Carter and Teresa Lynette Brindle of Cooleemee; nieces, Annie Benton and Jennifer Badger; nephews: Steven Badger, Ryan and George Carter; great nephews: Bentley Anderson, Jasper Bartlett, Micah Carter and Charlie “C.C.” Carter; and his “honorary” brother, Bobby “Cotton” Harrison.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Thursday, August 13, at Davie Funeral Service. The Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, August 14, at Davie Funeral Service Chapel officiated by Rev. Randy Menser and Rev. Sam Lewis.
Fellow fighters of the Cooleemee Fire Department will serve as Pallbearers along with Chris Peglow and Mike White. Interment will be in Legion Memorial Park in Cooleemee.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cooleemee Volunteer Fire Department.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Davie Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to www.daviefuneralservice.com .