Billy Ray Brookshier was born in Excelsior Springs, Mo., on December 3, 1965. He left behind his family and friends to be with the Lord on June 25, 2018.
Bill had a passion for the Chiefs and fishing.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, Jack and Leona Brookshier.
His older brother, by 17 months, Robert, lives in Wood Heights and has three children, Jacklyn, Erica and Josh.
When he was 33 he married the love of his life, Mariea Jo Boatwright, on January 10, 1998. Mariea had three children prior to their wedding. Bridget was 21, Angela was 20, and Rachel was 14. Bill was a good and loving husband and father.
In addition to his wife and step daughters, Bill had nine grandchildren, Joseph, Kyle and Baily; Anthony, Destiny and Levi; and Roger Jr., Kevin and McKayla. Bill had three, soon to be five, great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at the Colony Plaza community room.
Arrangements are in care of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs.