A private family graveside service for Fred Allen Brookshire, 76, was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 31 at Norwood Cemetery. Visitation was held from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 30 at Lange Funeral Home.


He passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at his home in Ballinger.


He was born on Sept. 27, 1943 to Jack and Ola Lea (Allen) Brookshire in Ballinger. He married Nancy Elizabeth Hicks on June 19, 1961 in Tahoka.


Survivors include his wife, Nancy; his daughter, Sandra Behne and husband Jimmy of Ballinger; his son, Kenneth Brookshire and partner Patrick of Ballinger; son, Steven Brookshire and wife Michelle of Odessa; grandchildren, Jeremy, Vivien, Natasha, Joey, Jared, Eryn, Shawna, and Bethany; great-grandchild, Jesse Lee; his siblings Jean Redman of Sonora, Weldon Brookshire of Pecos, Alton Brookshire of Odessa, Joyce Snapp of Midland, Halley Brookshire of Pecos, and Betty Barker of Midland.