Kemmeth L. Brookshire

Monday, June 22, 2009

Kenneth L. Brookshire

Kenneth L. Brookshire, 95, of Port Charlotte, Fla., and formerly of Linton, passed away Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008 at Peace River Regional Medical Center in Port Charlotte.

He was born June 26, 1913 in Newberry.

He retired in 1976 in Indianapolis and moved to the Port Charlotte area 24 years ago from Linton.

He liked to travel, loved to fish and loved being with his family. He was a former member of the Moose Lodge in Washington.

Survivors include: sons, Darrell (Sue)Brookshire of Mooresville, and Warren (Lorene)Brookshire of Osteen, Fla.; daughters, Linda Mahoney of Jacksonville, Fla., Brenda (Ralph)Coffin of Deep Creek, Fla., and Beth Gill of Southfield, Mich.; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; a sister, Norma Watson, formally from Linton, and a brother/sister-in-law, Dexter and Liz Laughlin also in Linton.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Brookshire and son, Kenneth J. Brookshire.

Funeral services were in Port Charlotte, Fla. with ashes to be buried in Prairie Chapel Cemetery in rural Lyons.