Franklin Brookwalter, 55, of Amarillo, TX passed away peacefully in his sleep Wednesday, August 5, 2020.
Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 8, 2020, at Encounter Church, 200 Tascosa Rd. with Joe Dwyer officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Franklin was born April 29, 1965, to Martin and Joyce “Ault” Brookwalter in Danville, IL. He graduated from Wellington, IL, where he enjoyed playing basketball with his older brother, Mike.
Frank served a short time in the Army.
He was a member of Encounter Church. He loved the Lord and he loved people. He didn’t know a stranger and was always willing to lend a helping hand. His favorite pastimes were going to church, spending time with his family, friends, and his beloved boxer, Sophie, and riding his Harley. He took a great effort keeping in constant contact with those he loved. He made many shotgun-runs to his many friends and family back home, especially his daughter, Brandy and Pat, his grandkids, Tom Lynn, and many special cousins, nieces, nephews, and his brother.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Michael, and Bryan Brookwalter.
He is survived by his wife, Dana Brookwalter, of Amarillo, TX; two daughters, Brandy Laffoon and husband Patrick, of Sheldon, IL, and Brittany Bice and husband Cody, of Amarillo, TX; four sons, Cade Lindley, of Brownwood, TX, and Hunter, Weston, and Wyatt Young, all of Amarillo, TX; four grandchildren, Hunter and Danielle Laffoon, both of Sheldon, IL, and Brylee and Braelynn Bice, both of Amarillo, TX; and a brother, Tom Bookwalter, of Hoopeston, IL.