Red Brookshire ?ĮPasses Away

Words: Dan Kamys

Red Brookshire ?ĮPasses Away

Cloyd Devon Brookshire passed away peacefully on Oct. 13. Red was born in Poplar Springs, N.C., on May 16, 1924, and pursued a career in the masonry industry for over 50 years. Red served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and became a bricklayer soon after the war. He and his brother, Coyle Winfred, started a masonry construction company in 1955 in Charlotte. In 1980 he went into business with his two sons. In the 1980s and until his retirement in 1993, he managed two construction companies, in North Carolina and in Florida. Red was a family man, a man of Christian faith, and an avid sports fan. He was a generous and eternally optimistic soul and will be missed greatly by all who knew and loved him.

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