Home Life Obituary: John W. “Pinkie” Breyman

Obituary: John W. “Pinkie” Breyman


John W. “Pinkie” Breyman, 59, died on March 23, 2017 after a long illness in Bossier City, LA at a hospital surrounded by his loving family.

Memorial service will be held on Friday, April 14, 2017 at 1:00 PM at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1803 Wasson Rd, Big Spring, TX. The family invites all who want to celebrate Pinkie’s life to attend.

Pinkie was born May 12, 1957, in Farmington, N.M. to Dorene and John Breyman. He married the love of his life, Kathy, in 1990. He survived by his wife Kathy and two sons: Jonathan Cory Breyman and Justin McDonell and wife Heather; two granddaughters: Sage and River, all of Bossier City, LA; his stepmom: Helen Breyman of Breckenridge, TX; one brother: Chuck Breyman and wife Cynthia of Big Spring, TX; two sisters: Debbie Rister and husband Randy of Clyde, TX and Connie Kishimoto and husband Mike of Glenwood Springs, CO and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his mom Dorene Breyman of Big Spring; his dad: John E. Breyman of Breckenridge, TX and several brothers-in-law; a nephew and great-niece.

Pinkie lived in Big Spring From 1982-88 while working for B&B Downhole Tool Service and was active in coaching Little League baseball with his brother, Chuck. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, who loved the outdoors. He eventually went to work for Halliburton in Bossier City, LA and met his wife, Kathy, there. Pinkie loved God and his family and was funny and witty as he retold stories about family hunting trips and vacations with his brother, sisters, nieces and nephews. He also taught his sons the value of work and appreciation of nature through his example. He was extremely proud of his two granddaughters, Sage and River. He will be sorely missed by all of his friends and family who loved his caring and generous was with those he loved.

Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com

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Sean Green is managing editor of the Bossier Press-Tribune.