Vernon A. Brinkerhoff, 88 of Marcellus NY, passed away peacefully, March 2, 2019 with loving family by his side. Born in Howlett Hill, formally of Memphis NY, predeceased by former wives Elinor & Judy & eldest son Dale. Survived by wife Barb, children Fae Lawton (Ali), Duane (Judy),Cheryl Heller (Bill), & step-daughter Sapphire, 17 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren, & 8 great great grandchildren. He was a former member of Marcellus Grange, Howlett Hill Fire Dept., Memphis Fire Dept Aux., and NYRLCA. Vern was a farmer, carpenter & USPS retiree. Calling Hours will be 4-7pm Friday, March 8th at the Bush Funeral Home, 120 E. Main St. (Rt.5) Elbridge with a service immediately following at 7pm.