Married to Elgie Lewis Brantley. They have one daughter, Joanne Parrott and one grandson, K. C. Parrott. Mr. Brantley has worked in public education for 39 years. He retired as superintendant of Halifax County Schools. He has been with Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service since 1990. He is a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Gideons International, Davie Lions Club. Mr. Brantley served 12 years as Halifax County Commissioner.