Lawrence H. Brotzman
1944 - 2013
Lawrence H. Brotzman, age 68, of Gulfport died Saturday, May 18, 2013 in Gulfport.
He was born in New York and had been a resident of Gulfport since 1969.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy Seabees and retired after over 25 years of service and retired from civil service at the Seabee Base in 2009. Mr. Brotzman was a Methodist, a Mason, and a member of the American Legion and VFW. He was a member of the Antique Car Club and served as an official with "Crusing the Coast".
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Stella Brotzman; a daughter, Kimberley Brotzman Byrd of Gulfport; a son, Dean Eldred Brotzman (Leigh) of Gulfport; five grandchildren, Christina Brotzman Cavalier (Joseph), Heather Sandra Brotzman (Arlie). Deana Stella Beaver (Thomas), Gabriel Hillman Byrd, and Grant Harrison Byrd; and two great-grandchildren, Gavin Dean Beaver and Ainsley Kay Brotzman.
The memorial service will be held Friday, May 24, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. at Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home, 15th Street, Gulfport where friends may visit beginning at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Biloxi National Cemetery with military honors.
The family prefers memorials to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
View and sign register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com
Published in The Sun Herald on May 22, 2013