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William A. "Bill" Brookins

August 14, 1937 - March 2, 2017

William A. “Bill” Brookins 82 , loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away March 2, 2017 at his Shadyside home surrounded by his loving family.
Bill was born August 14, 1934 in Mesa, AZ a son of the late William and Mary Luderadi Brookins.
He was a retired Master Sargent in the United States Airforce touring the states and many countries throughout his 22 years as USAF Missile Exhibitor while serving his country in the Vietnam War. He also retired from the Bellaire School District in 1996 as a bus driver. He loved his students.
He was a member of the Airforce Orientation Group Alumni at Wright Patterson AF Base, Dayton,OH, He was a member of the American Legion Post #521 Shadyside, the DAV #116 and VFW # 626 Bellaire, OH, He enjoyed camping, boating, spending time with family and friends and outdoor Bar-B-Q”S. He enjoyed helping people in need. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church Shadyside, OH.
Preceding him in death, was his wife Mary Ann Bell Brookins on January 18, 2009, and a brother James Brookins.
Surviving are two daughters; Robin (Terry) Burkhart and Lisa Clendenin both of Shadyside,OH, a son, Jeff (Connie) Brookins of Jacksonville, FL, a brother, Jim (Micki) Dion of Ringgold, GA. Grandchildren, Danielle (Eric) Rosen and Breana Burkhart all of Shadyside, OH, Jessica (Matt) Powell of Rayland, OH, Justin (Casey) Clendenin of Shadyside, OH, Ryan( Jordyn) Brookins, Randy Brookins and fiancé Chip Carr all of Jacksonville, FL, two great-great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and friends around the U.S.
Family and friends will be received, Monday from 2-8pm at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, OH, Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be at 11am Tuesday at St., Mary’s Catholic Church Shadyside with Father Samuel Saprano as Celebrant.
Burial follows at Powhatan Cemetery, Powhatan PT, OH.
Belmont County Council of the American Legion will conduct services at 7pm Monday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, March 6, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Shadyside Chapel

3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Time: 11:00 am


St. Mary Catholic Church - Shadyside, Ohio

350 E 40th Street
Shadyside, Ohio 43947

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm


Powhatan Cemetery

Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942

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