1944 - 2014
Brian Stanley Barksdale, 69, passed away Friday, June 13, 2014, in McAllen, Texas. He was born June 24, 1944 in Bolger, Texas, the son of the late Stanley and Rubye (Haskett) Barksdale. Brian was married to Sharon (Loutzenhiser) Gibson Barksdale for 21 years. He attended Parkville High School and remained in the Parkville area for most his life. Brian was the President of Barksdale Remodeling as well as the owner of Barksdale Engineering. He received his pilot license and enjoyed flying, fishing and hunting. He was a member of the Family Motor Coach Association, American Coach Association, Elks Club and the Missouri Valley Club. Brian was active in planning and carrying out regional and national rallies. Brian is survived by his wife, Sharon; one daughter, Sandy Manning (Brian Marshall); children, Tim Gibson (Cheri) and Tonya Gibson (Andrea Trinklein); grandchildren, Jordan Marshall, Jessica Gibson and Bobby Gibson; brothers, Darrell Barksdale (Bellva) and Buddy Barksdale (Karen); sister, Clysta Plumberg (Dave); uncle, Vance Barksdale (Virginia); as well as many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday June 21, 2014, at Maupin Funeral Home with Pastor David Ray officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will be in the Hatton Cemetery. Memorial donations should be made to RVE Children's Comfort Cancer Project, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Boulevard, Fulton, MO 65251. Condolences can be left for the family at www.maupinfuneralhome.com.