Funeral services for Billy Carl Brookshire were held Sept. 3, 2020 at Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank with Rev. Brian McWhorter officiating.
Billy was born Jan. 29, 1947 in Denison to parents William Dayton and Mammie (Grant) Brookshire and entered into eternal rest Aug. 31, 2020 at the age of 73.
Billy was a channel surfer, he loved watching westerns, especially John Wayne. He was known as “Papa” to his biggest fans, his grandchildren. He loved spending time with them and being their personal ATM and he loved them dearly. Billy attended A&B Woodland.
Billy was an amazing father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents, wife Janelle Brookshire and brothers John Brookshire and Harold Brookshire.
He is survived by his daughters Tamara Ramsey and husband Terry of Mabank, Stephanie Brown and husband Robert of Euless, Catherine Otterline and husband Kenneth of Mabank and Carla Brookshire of Dallas, sister Irene Meek and husband Bob of Seagoville, grandchildren J.W. Byars, Jordan Byars and Jake Byars, Christopher Childers, Carl Heming, Callie Brown, Robert Brown, Jr., Joshua Otterline, Jerik Otterline, Kieran Carroll, Kaley Carroll, Peighton Brookshire, Jordan Grace Byars, Breanna Byars and Elijah Cogdell, 17 great-grandchildren, other loving family members and many more lifelong friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.