Obituary for Brian Brookshire

Ponca City Now - November 9, 2021 6:12 pm

Brian David Brookshire

September 28, 1956 ~ November 5, 2021 (age 65)

Brian David Brookshire, age 65, of Shidler, Oklahoma passed away peacefully at the Alliance Health Hospital in Ponca City from pneumonia on November 5th at 9:30am with the love of his life by his side.

Brian was born September 28, 1956, in Ponca City, Oklahoma to Robert Lee Brookshire and Marjorie Ann (Miller) Brookshire and was baptized at the 1st Presbyterian Church in Ponca City.

He attended Ponca City schools and was a 1974 PO-HI graduate. He attended Northern Oklahoma College and graduated. He moved on to Edmond, Oklahoma where his family had moved in 1976. He then attended the University of Central Oklahoma and earned his bachelor’s degree in English and Marketing.

Brian had a passion for motorcycles. He began riding mini bikes with Bobby Doggett in 4th grade and graduated to motorcycles by age 14. He continued to ride until he was no longer able. He loved his friends, motorcycles, music, and laughter.

Brian’s son, Cody Lee Brookshire, was born March 31st, 1982. Brian was a proud father and loved his son dearly.

He moved to Shidler, Oklahoma in 2008 and made his home with Vickie Lehman-Brookshire. He loved the quiet life away from the “city” and the rat race of the corporate world.

Brian is survived by his wife, Vickie Lehman-Brookshire of the home, son, Cody Brookshire and wife, Tanya, of Wichita, Kansas. His sister, Marsha Brookshire-Mitchell of Edmond, Oklahoma and “Bro”, Brad Brookshire of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma And two grand daughters Natalia (Talie) Rose Brookshire and Elizabeth (Beth) Grace Brookshire. As well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Marjorie Brookshire.

Brian requested cremation and a celebration of life for his friends and family. The celebration is in the planning stages by his friends and will be held possibly in the spring. Announcement will be made at a later date.