Brent David Walkup

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BRENT WALKUP

Brent David Walkup, 29, of Mason, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Beckmann Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Vitek officiating.

Cremation was planned afterward.

Visitation was held Monday evening, Sept. 1, at the funeral chapel.

Walkup was born Sept. 7, 1983, in Baytown, the son of Jerry Walkup and Peggy Jasek Walkup.

A graduate of PCAL Christian Academy, Walkup joined the United States Air Force in 2002 and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was discharged in 2007.

He worked for Pioneer Natural Resources as a foreman.

Survivors include his father, Jerry Walkup, and his wife, Jeanette, of Kenefick; his mother, Peggy Jackson and her husband, Clarence (Nugget), of Dayton; a grandmother, Louise Shaw of Kenefick; grandfather, Edward Jasek of Crosby, and a sister, Rhonda Gayle Walkup of Conroe.

Walkup was preceded in death by a grandmother, Helen Jasek, and his step-father, Sam Marr.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Honorary pallbearers included Troy Woody, Dani Taylor, John Bratcher, Garrad Poole, Jason Cogar, Jason Wolfman, Joshua Archibald, Joseph Hickman, Joshua Eaton, Ryan Swindler, James Lisenbe, Matthue Smith, Dwaine Woodard, Raymond Polka Jr., Charles Carrithers and Zach West.

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