A memorial service for Warron Earl Brashier, originally from Johnston County, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday Nov. 16, 2013, at Condon Grove Cemetery between Tishomingo and Milburn. Visitation with the family will immediately follow at a nearby community center.
Mr. Brashier died Oct. 11, 2013, in Ada.
He is survived by his son Brian and his wife Sheilla of Ada, his son Rodney and his wife Lucy of Paris, Texas; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Mr. Brashier was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Patty LaFevers Brashier; and his son Larry of Farmersville, Texas, both in 2006; and a granddaughter, Madeleine in 1981.
Mr. Brashier served in World War II aboard the destroyer USS Ammen in the Pacific Theater including the Solomons and Marshalls and the battle at Okinawa. Upon his honorable discharge he studied at Murray State College, and graduated from Oklahoma A& M, (now Oklahoma State University.)
Mr. Brashier worked for the USDA Soil Conservation Service, (now NRCS) until his retirement in 1986 in Paris, Texas. He was an active volunteer leader in the Boy Scouts of America and was honored with the Silver Beaver Award by the Circle Ten Council of North Texas for his distinguished service.