Chester JR Brothers May 20, 1926 – May 10, 2016

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brothersChester “JR” Brothers, of Dallas, TX, age 89, passed away on May 10, 2016. He was born May 20, 1926, in Atoka, OK, to his parents, Rena and Chester Brothers.

He attended Atoka High School in Atoka, OK. Upon graduation, JR joined the U. S. Military as a Merchant Marine and served for five years, including service during WWII, specializing in Engineering.

After his military service, JR went to work as an engineering specialist for Parkland Hospital, Braniff Airways and HEB Hospital, Hurst, TX, for a total of 50 years.

He was preceded in death by both his parents and one brother and three sisters. JR is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Edith Brothers; sons, Kenneth Brothers and his wife, Carol, and Larry Brothers; grandsons, Erin, Michael and Danny; three great-grandsons; and his brother, John W. Brothers.

jaynesVisitation with the family is 6-9 pm, Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Jaynes Memorial Chapel, Duncanville, TX.

Funeral services are 2:00 pm, Friday, May 13, 2016, at Jaynes Memorial Chapel.

Interment will follow at Little Bethel Memorial Park, Duncanville, TX.