John Brockman of Prosper, Texas passed away on July 9, 2021 at the age of 70. He was born on April 22, 1951 to Roy Brockman and Edith (Scott) Brockman in Dallas, Texas. John graduated from McKinney High School in 1969. He married Marla Guppy on May 19, 1974 in Richardson, Texas. From 1972 to 1982, John earned his bachelor's degrees in Music Education, Criminal Justice, and Business and Public Administration. He earned a Master of Science degree in Management and Administrative Science from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1985.
John served as a dispatcher and patrolman for the McKinney Police Department from 1972 to 1976. He joined the Plano Police Department as a patrolman in 1976, and he retired as a Captain in 2006. John enjoyed traveling, playing piano, and performing with the McKinney Dance Band.
He is survived by his wife, Marla of Prosper, Texas; daughter, Jennifer of Prosper, Texas; daughter-in-law, Lindsey and grandson, Kyle of St. Johns, Florida; sister, Ann (Brockman) Judd and husband, Forester of La Mesa, California; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
John was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Edith Brockman and his son, John Charles Brockman.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., Saturday afternoon prior to the service. Interment will follow the service at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas.
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Published by Star Local Media from Jul. 14 to Jul. 20, 2021.