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Brent Walkup
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 • Posted September 12, 2013

Brent David Walkup of Mason passed away Wednesday August 28, 2013, at the age of 29.

Brent was born in Baytown, Texas, on September 7, 1983, and was raised in the Conroe area. He graduated from P.C.A.L. Christian Academy. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 2002 and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was honorably discharged in 2007 and worked for Pioneer Natural Resources as a Foreman. He enjoyed the outdoors especially fishing and hunting. Brent was a patriot with an adventurous spirit and a loving, giving and caring heart.

Brent is survived by his Father Jerry Walkup and his wife Jeanette of Kenefick TX, mother Peggy Jackson and her husband Clarence “Nugget” of Dayton, TX, sister Rhonda Gayle Walkup of Conroe, TX, Grandmother Louise K. Shaw of Kenefick, TX, grandfather Edward Jasek of Crosby, TX, Fiancée Karene Durst and her son Chantz Reed of Mason, her parents Ferrel and Susie Durst of Fredericksburg, uncle Terry Walkup and his wife Leona Bailey of Crosby, TX, aunt Connie Polka and her husband Raymond of Crosby TX, uncle Larry Woodard of Crosby TX. As well as numerous friends and relatives.

He is preceded in death by his Grandmother Helen Jasek, step father Sam Marr and aunt Regina Woodard.

Funeral Services for Brent David Walkup took place on Tuesday September 3, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Beckmann Funeral Home with pastor Bobby Vitek officiating. Visitation with the family took place on Monday September 2, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. in Beckmann Funeral Home. He lay in state on Tuesday September 3, 2013 from 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. in Beckmann Funeral.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Beckmann Funeral Home.

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