Brien Windley

  • Born: December 21, 1952
  • Died: March 18, 2021
  • Location: Pinetown, North Carolina

Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service

4500 US Hwy 264 East
Washington, NC 27889
Tel. 252.945.4500

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Brien Windley age 68 a resident of Pinetown, NC died at his home on Thursday, March 18, 2021.
A visitation will be held Sunday March 21, 2021 from 1:00 until 2:00 pm at Joseph B. Paul, Jr & Washington Funeral and Cremation.
A private family burial will follow.
Brien was born in Beaufort County on December 21, 1952 the son of Leonard Windley, Sr. and the late Pauline Ambrose Windley. He was a member of the Free Union Free Will Baptist Church. Brien enjoyed gardening, woodworking, cutting his grass as often as possible sometimes even before it had a chance to grow and was relaxing in his rocking chair on his porch every opportunity he got. He had a great love for his family and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Brien is survived by his wife Nancy Windley of the home, a son: Glendon Windley, step-son Adam Fyle, four grandchildren: Farah Fyle, Bristol Fyle, Cameron Windley, Ryan Windley, three brothers: Gary Windley and wife Pat, Charles Windley and wife Michelle, John Windley and wife Susan and special friend and former boss: Jimmy Fortesque.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, March 21
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Joseph B. Paul, Jr. & Washington Funeral & Cremation

    4500 Hwy 263 E.
    Washington, NC
    (252) 975-4500

Condolence & Memory Journal


May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Posted by Dan Wallace - washington, NC - friend   April 16, 2021


May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by George Foreman - Vanceboro, NC - friend   March 27, 2021

Sorry to hear about Brien's passing ,we were in the same graduating class together at Bath. May God be with you and your family.

Posted by Marlean Jackson - Pinetown, NC - Friend   March 25, 2021

I am so sorry to hear about Brien, May God bless his family at this time. RIP my friend

Posted by Phyllis W Hewitt - Belhaven, NC - classmate   March 23, 2021

Brian was always such a sweet man when he worked at Dawsons years ago and later at Washington Jewelers. He would always greet you with his precious smile. RIP Brian.

Posted by Wendy Perry - Washington, NC - friend   March 23, 2021

Nancy..we are keeping you & your family our thoughts & prayers...Mr Brien will be greatly missed

Posted by Jon & Jennifer Winslow - Pinetown, NC - friend   March 21, 2021

I will never forget the memories of working with Brien at Washington Jewelers. It was so good getting to know him who I referred to as my “Pa”. Hold on to those good memories you have and May God bless and comfort you all during this difficult time.
Susan Jordan

Posted by Susan Jordan - Belhaven, NC - friend   March 21, 2021

Nancy, I am so sorry to hear this news, may God be with you in your time of need. Cherish all your memories. I will keep you and your family in prayers and thoughts.

Posted by Anita Bridgman - Belhaven, NC - Friend   March 21, 2021


Posted by Marvin Alligood - Washington, NC   March 21, 2021

Sincere sympathy to Nancy and family
Hugs and prayers.

Posted by Sherry Modlin - Pinetown, NC - friend   March 20, 2021

This is still unbelievable to me. Thinking of you Nancy, and his family.

Posted by Crystal Taylor - Washington, NC - friend   March 20, 2021

Nancy, I am so sad for your loss. You know how much I loved Brien and loved to pick on him. Getting him to smile was my goal for the "Grump" as I called him. I cannot express how devastated I was when I heard of his death. Please know that if there is anything I can do for you, I will. God bless you and your family as you cope with your loss.

Posted by Paula Radcliffe - Pinetown, NC - friend   March 20, 2021

I have known him quite a while. We were both Bath High Graduates with the Class of ‘71. Got to know him better through his work at Washington Jewelers. Saw him last week and his dry wit still made me smile. So sorry to hear of his sudden death. God bless his family & friends.

Posted by Deborah Ambrose Cook - Bath, NC - family   March 20, 2021


Nancy, I just now saw this on FB. I am in shock! Please know that my heart is heavy after seeing this.Please accept my sincere sympathy. Will be praying for God's Healing Hand to touch You and each Family Member at this time and the coming days and nights. Love You!

Posted by Linda Mizelle - Washington, NC - friend   March 20, 2021


I am so sorry to hear about Brien. I was planning to call him to give him a job. I just read it on my computer and I am in shock. I've known him for years and thought a lot of him. My prayers are with the family.

Posted by Marianna Jackson - Pinetown, NC - Friend   March 20, 2021


I am shocked by Briens passing,& deeply sorry for youre loss. He was a good man & in Gods Hands now. im so sorry.

Posted by Jeffrey windley - greenville, NC - Family   March 20, 2021

We knew Brien for many years and he was loved by family and friends. His mischievous smile would always make you smile. He was always ready to talk and he had a great sense of humor. He will be missed by all of us.

Posted by Larry and Dawn Pinkham - Pinetown, NC - friend   March 20, 2021

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