OBITUARY

James L. Brookey

July 12, 1931October 27, 2013

Brookey, James L., age 82, of Fairborn, OH passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2013, at Heartland of Beavercreek. James is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Jacqueline , of Fairborn; 3 sons and daughters-in-law, James Michael and Lori, of CA, Gregory L. and Michelle, of IN, Thomas R. and Angela, of Beavercreek; 6 grandchildren, Erica Brookey, Chris Brookey, Kyle and wife, Lindsay Brookey, Taylor Brookey, Ashley and husband, Tyler Crawford, Lauren Brookey; 2 close friends, Larry Hall and Ed Ark. He is also survived by 2 nephews, 1 niece and several cousins. James attended Roosevelt High School and graduated from Kiser High School. He also attended the University of Dayton. He retired after 37 years of service from the Frigidaire Division of General Motors. He participated in many activities including, Chief of the Fairborn YMCA Indian Guides, Vice-President of the Fairborn Little League Baseball Association, was the Cub Master at the Fairborn Methodist Church and a Boy Scout leader. Mr. Brookey was a member of the Fairborn Lodge #764 F.& A.M., A.A.S.R., Valley of Dayton and the T.O.M.'s Club at Frigidaire. Above all, he was an avid Buckeye and Reds fan. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2013, at Fairfield Cemetery, 720 Clover Street, Fairborn, OH with Reverend David Faile officiating. The family will receive friends at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-BEAVERCREEK CHAPEL, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Road at Grange Hall Road from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. The family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff and nurses at Heartland of Beavercreek and Soin Medical Center for their love, compassion and care extended to James. If desired, contributions may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Wednesday, October 30, 2013
  • Graveside Services Thursday, October 31, 2013

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Interment
REMEMBERING

James L. Brookey

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October 31, 2013

Jackie and family, Please know that your in my thoughts and prayers. You have my deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one.
Mary Ann Issenmann, University of Dayton, Registrar's Office.

October 30, 2013

Jackie, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God bless!
Paul Leonard

October 30, 2013

Jackie, Karen and I would like to express our condolences to you and your family at the loss of Jim. What a fine man. It seems like just yesterday that we were dancing at your wedding reception on Linden Ave. Karen is in Florida now, and I'll be in Michigan on Wednesday through Friday or I would stop by the funeral home. Please give my best to the boys and their families. You are fortunate to have them! Paul and Karen Leonard

October 30, 2013

Jackie: My deepest sympathy for you and your family. I'm so glad we were able to talk a few weeks ago.

Shirley Nuscher Rafferty

October 30, 2013

Tom, Angie & Family, we are so sorry for your loss. Our condolences and thoughts are with you. Tom & Pat O'Meara

karen leonard

October 29, 2013

Jackie and family, Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. I am deeply sorry for your lose.

October 29, 2013

Jackie & family, please accept our condolences, our thoughts will be with you.

Vic & Pat Temple
Pat is a daughter of George & Mary Lewis

October 28, 2013

Sending heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. May memories sustain you as time passes. Sincerely, Mrs. Charles Verburg (Donna)

October 28, 2013

Jackie, Tom and Angie: Jim and I have watched you walk through the last several months with grace and love. Our prayer is that you will feel the comfort and peace that only God can give. We love you and are here if you need us. Much Love, Jim and Sherry Reveal

F Keeley

October 28, 2013

Tom and family:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time.
Dave and Fran (Keeley)