CWO Robert L. Brookshier, USAF (Ret.), 91, of Cordele, GA died Saturday July 7, 2012 at Cordele Health and Rehab.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday 2:00PM at Kimbrell-Stern with interment to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery. Rev. Phil Streetman and Rev. Joe Brookshire will be officiating.
Born in Gallatin, MO, Mr. Brookshier retired from the United States Air Force and as Chief Warrant Officer October 31, 1967. He was a Master Mason from Branson Lodge #587 F&AM in Branson, MO. Mr. Brookshier was a former Purchasing Agent with Lilliston Corp and was a member of Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church in Albany.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Eloise Kimbrell Brookshier.
Survivors include his son Robert L. (Bucky) Brookshier, Jr. and his wife Ruby of Cordele, GA; two daughters Kathy Dohse and her husband Del of Spotsylvania, VA; Barbara Hicks and her husband David of Albany; nine grandchildren Robin Brookshier, Mary K. Young, Kevin Dohse, Mike Dohse, Rob Brookshier, Laurel Lunsford and Ashley Craven; two stepgrandchildren Felicia McCorvey and Pam Richter. Twelve great-granchildren.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7:00 to 9:00PM at Kimbrell-Stern.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to Crisp Regional Hospice, C/O Crisp Regional Hospital, 910 N. 5th St., Cordele, GA 31015 or a favorite charity.
You may sign our online guestbook and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mr. Brookshier by visiting Kimbrell-Stern’s website at www.kimbrellstern.com.