OBITUARY

Michael Draven Brucks

January 26, 1999October 24, 2018
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Dre passed away on October 24 in Nacogdoches, TX. He was born on January 26, 1999 in Center, TX to parents John David Oden and Misty Brucks. He is survived by his father, John David Oden; mother, Misty Brucks and step-dad, Sam Snyder; sister, Raven Leigh Brucks; fiance, Diamond Marie Wade Akridge (known as Dre’s Diamond); Paternal grandparents, Lynn Holloway and David Oden; Maternal grandparents, Patsy Kindred and husband Mike Kindred; step-grandparents, Raymond and Clara Graves; uncles, Preston Moore, Ryan Dean and Lance Burns; aunts, Denise Watson, Kelly Davis, Wendy Goolsby, Heather Plunkett; cousins, Zack Watson, Breanna Watson, Erik Watson, Jordan Dean and Sydnie Arbuckle and a host of friends.

Michael attended Nacogdoches High School and fully enjoyed being a young man. He loved gaming, especially Sky Rim and Black Ops. Dre enjoyed hanging with his friends, racing cars and not getting caught, motorcycles, being goofy, and animals especially snakes! He was very good sketch artist and hoped to become a tattoo artist in his future. His friends called him a gentle giant. He was also known as “Sunshine” to many of his close friends and family. Dre was kind, loving and always made sure people were ok and put everyone else before him. He was a most loving person. Gone too soon, he will be missed and held dear to our hearts.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors.

  • FAMILY

  • John David Oden, Father
  • Misty Brucks, Mother
  • Sam Snyder, Step - Dad
  • Raven Leigh Brucks, Sister
  • Diamond Marie Wade Akridge, Fiance
  • David Oden, Grandfather
  • Lynn Holloway, Grandmother
  • Mike Kindred, Grandfather
  • Patsy Kindred, Grandmother
  • Raymond Graves, Step-grandfather
  • Clara Graves, Step-grandmother
  • Preston Moore, Uncle
  • Ryan Dean, Uncle
  • Lance Burns, Uncle
  • Denise Watson, Aunt
  • Kelly Davis, Aunt
  • Wendy Goolsby, Aunt
  • Heather Plunkett, Aunt
  • Zack Watson, Cousin
  • Breanna Watson, Cousin
  • Erik Watson, Cousin
  • Sydnie Arbuckle, Cousin
  • A host of friends, Friends
  • Jordan Dean, Cousin
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Rustin Miller, Active
  • Jose Campos, Active
  • Matt Boultinghouse, Active
  • Daniel Kindred, Active
  • Deejay Russell, Active
  • Alfred Gibson, Active
  • Triston Carroll, Honorary

Services

  • Graveside Service Monday, October 29, 2018
REMEMBERING

Michael Draven Brucks

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Patsy Kindred

November 10, 2018

PAWPAW AND MAWMAW LOVE AND
MISS YOU.WE WILL NEVER FORGET YOU.YOU ARE IMPRINTED ON OUR HEART AND SOUL.I JUST DON,T GET THIS.IT JUST CAN,T BE SO

Patsy Kindred

November 10, 2018

PAWPAW AND MAWMAW LOVE AND
MISS YOU.WE WILL NEVER FORGET YOU.YOU ARE IMPRINTED ON OUR HEART AND SOUL.I JUST DON,T GET THIS.IT JUST CAN,T BE SO

Patsy Kindred

November 10, 2018

Patsy Kindred

November 10, 2018

DRE,S PRIDE AND JOY

Patsy Kindred

November 10, 2018

HELLO SUNSHINE.......WE ALL LOVE AND MISS YOU.

Patsy Kindred

November 10, 2018

Patsy Kindred

November 10, 2018

This is a beginning of Dre,s day work in New Mexico.

Patsy Kindred

November 10, 2018

Patsy Kindred

November 10, 2018

Patsy Kindred

November 10, 2018

Biography

Dre passed away on October 24 in Nacogdoches, TX. He was born on January 26, 1999 in Center, TX to parents John David Oden and Misty Brucks. He is survived by his father, John David Oden; mother, Misty Brucks and step-dad, Sam Snyder; sister, Raven Leigh Brucks; fiance, Diamond Marie Wade Akridge (known as Dre’s Diamond); Paternal grandparents, Lynn Holloway and David Oden; Maternal grandparents, Patsy Kindred and husband Mike Kindred; step-grandparents, Raymond and Clara Graves; uncles, Preston Moore, Ryan Dean and Lance Burns; aunts, Denise Watson, Kelly Davis, Wendy Goolsby, Heather Plunkett; cousins, Zack Watson, Breanna Watson, Erik Watson, Jordan Dean and Sydnie Arbuckle and a host of friends.


Michael attended Nacogdoches High School and fully enjoyed being a young man. He loved gaming, especially Sky Rim and Black Ops. Dre enjoyed hanging with his friends, racing cars and not getting caught, motorcycles, being goofy, and animals especially snakes! He was very good sketch artist and hoped to become a tattoo artist in his future. His friends called him a gentle giant. He was also known as “Sunshine” to many of his close friends and family. Dre was kind, loving and always made sure people were ok and put everyone else before him. He was a most loving person. Gone too soon, he will be missed and held dear to our hearts.