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11:00am [11:10am] BOBBY BRASHEAR Jr (71)USAF
Patriot Guard Riders Mission to Honor BOBBY B. BRASHEAR, JR. (71) UNITED STATES AIR FORCE - VIETNAM JANUARY 14, 2018 SUNDAY Born: 27 JANUARY 1946 Died: 7 JANUARY 2018 His family has requested that the PGR be present at his services. The Mission is a 'go' and all contacts have been made. Bobby B Brashear Jr, 71, of Jacksonville, passed away in his home on Sunday, January 7, 2018 after losing his battle with ALS. Memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 14th at 1pm at Boren Conner Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Bob was born to Bobby B Brashear, Sr and Anna Catherine Brashear on January 27, 1946. He attended Lorena High School in Lorena, Texas. He served in the United States Air Force and was a Vietnam veteran. Bob married Edie Curtis on June 20, 1964. Bob worked many years in the trucking industry, including Central Freight Lines, AAA Cooper and Averitt Express. Bob was a former member of The Knights of Columbus and Jaycees for many years as well as involved with the Catholic Youth Organization. Bob enjoyed working with youth and coached little league baseball for numerous years. Bob was an avid supporter of Lon Morris College and sponsored basketball team members from the Bahamas and various areas of the United States. Bob was a licensed pilot and enjoyed flying and working on his airplane with his dad. He was a car enthusiast and loved tinkering with and painting vehicles for friends and family. Bob was preceded in death by his mother, Anna Catherine Squires Brashear of Waco and sister Anna Carline Maybin of Robinson. Survivors include: Bob's wife, Edie Brashear of Jacksonville, son Doug Brashear and wife Libby of Athens, son Rick Brashear and wife Jennifer of Jacksonville and father, Bobby B Brashear, Sr, of Robinson; Grandchildren include: Aaron Brashear, Cody Brashear, Joel Brashear, Savannah Cauley, Adam Brashear, Mason Brashear; 5 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be: Bobby Fuqua, Mike Best, Brad Stewart, Al Jouan, Justin Anderson, Don Beauchamp, Kenneth Gardner, Ed Gresham, Jesse Manzano, and Pepper Manzano. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Boren Conner Funeral Home of Jacksonville. Memorials may be made to The Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd, Tyler, TX 75701. The family would like to especially thank Dr. James Low & staff, and The Hospice of East Texas for their loving care. Sergeant Brashear served in the United States Air Force from 7 May 1963 to 6 May 1967 as a Air Policeman. Overseas service was 7 months, 29 days. His decorations include: Air Force Meritorious Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/1 Bronze Star, Air Force Good Conduct Medal and Air Force Longevity Service Award. Services: 1:00, January 14, 2018, at Boren Conner Funeral Home. 750 South Jackson - Jacksonville, TX 75766 Staging: Boren Conner Funeral Home - 750 South Jackson - Jacksonville, TX 75766 from 11:15 to 11:45 with a riders meeting at 11:45 and Flag line at 12:00 to 1:00. Memorial Service at Funeral Home only. Flag line Only Please remain flexible as to the requirements of the mission (SEMPER GUMBY). Map link staging area: https://goo.gl/maps/csfAyGfKvkH2 Ride Captain: Linda Hayes Phone: 903-520-2710 Email Address: lhayes1824@aol.com Flag Captain: Rosie Howerton Phone: 903-312-8345 Email Address: howerose9292@reagan.com Weather Report: high will be close to 49 so please hydrate often, including the night before. ALL GROUPS, CLUBS, INDEPENDENTS, ETC. ARE WELCOME. The only prerequisite is RESPECT. Also remember, you do not have to ride a motorcycle to join in. The flag line is open to all who wish to participate. Stand tall and silent as you honor this fallen veteran and his family. Please ride/drive safely and defensively. And thanks again for your participation. ETPGR It is strongly encouraged that everyone should go to the Patriot Guard’s national web site www.patriotguard.org mission thread and post a brief message of condolence/sympathy to the family on the loss of their loved one. It's been mentioned more than once that those kind words brought great comfort to a Spouse, Mother, Father, and family. Thank You. You can visit the East Texas Patriot Guard Riders official website at: www.etpgr.com Join the ETPGR Facebook group go to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/116603381747755/ Join the ETPGR Yahoo group go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ET_PGR