Elmo Lee Brockman
Elmo Lee Brockman, a longtime resident of Pettus, Texas, passed away in his home, Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 9:30 A.M., at the age of 89 years, 1 month and 12 days.
Elmo was born October 9, 1924 in Gillette, Texas the son of Lonzo Harrison Brockman and Pauline Brockman. Elmo proudly served his country having served in the United States Army and fighting in World War II in Europe, “The Greatest Generation”. Elmo had lived in Pettus, Texas for the past 32 years, he was very proud of the home he had built himself. He was a retired postmaster and while living in Kenedy was very active in his community having been a member of Rotary Club and a Master Mason.
Elmo loved working with genealogy. He was a member of the Mayflower Society. His family ancestry went back to two families aboard the Mayflower; William Bradford of Plymouth Colony and Edward Winslow.
Elmo is survived by his daughters, Pam Wachutka and husband Sean of Dumfries, Virginia, Rebecca Kaspryzk and husband David of Elgin and Cathy Brockman of Brenham; his son, Mike Brockman and wife Marsha of Cestohowa; his sister, Naomi Brown and his 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Mr. Brockman is preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife of 65 years, Alice “Peggy” Brockman and his infant son, Mark David Brockman.
Graveside funeral services were held, Monday, November 25, 2013 at 2:00 P.M., at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.