Submitted by his mother
Brian was known to his family‚ friends & fellow firefighters by many names‚ including Bubba‚ Mustang‚ Lubbock‚ and finally as Shrek.
Brian enjoyed most sports. He hunted and fished with his father for many years. In his last hunting season‚ his little sister joined them. His greatest love was baseball. He played in one league or another for 20 years.
Brian graduated from Amarillo College Firefighter Academy in 2002. Shortly thereafter he joined the Randall County Volunteer Fire Department. The Amarillo Fire Department hired him in March of 2003. He served at both departments until his death on April 25‚ 2005. While working as a firefighter he attended class at the National Fire Academy in Maryland‚ the Weapons of Mass Destruction & Hazard Materials class in Alabama‚ and the National Incident Management System at Texas A&M.
Brian truly loved being a firefighter and was dedicated to serving his fellow man. His family & friends will keep him in their hearts forever.