Brian F. Stokes
Brian F. Stokes passed away unexpectedly Sunday, December 12, 2021. Brian was born on July, 19, 1958 in Burlington, the son of the late Keith and Margaret (Casey) Stokes. He graduated from Champlain Valley Union High School in Hinesburg in 1976. He spent most of his working career in the masonry trade and enjoyed his retirement working part time at Federated Auto Parts. Brian had a passion for hunting, fishing, and riding his Harley. He enjoyed spending time with his son, riding the back roads looking for wildlife to find the perfect hunting spot for the upcoming season. He also loved watching his favorite football team, the Pittsburg Steelers and going camping with friends that soon became family. Brian was the life of the party and lived his life his way, every day.
Brian is survived by his son and daughter in law, Kyle and Samantha Ryan of Huntington, his sister Debbie Tahair of Winooksi, his brother and sister in law, Bradley and Delina Stokes of Huntington, his friend of many years, Sharon Sweeney of Starksboro, as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Brian was predeceased by his brother, Danny Stokes, in 2013, and his brother David Stokes, in 2015.
A funeral service with be held on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at 10 a.m., at St. Jude Catholic Church in Hinesburg. A burial will follow at Resurrection Park Cemetery in South Burlington.
Arrangements are in care of Gifford Funeral Home, 22 Depot Street, Richmond, VT.