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Bonlie, Brian Alan

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Brian Alan Bonlie, 40, of Farmers Branch, Texas, passed away on March 1, 2021.

Brian is survived by his father David O Bonlie; his mother, Marilyn Bonlie; his brother, David M Bonlie and David’s wife Amber; his niece, Kirsten Bonlie; his grandmother, Virginia MacFarlane; as well as aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends who all loved and adored him.

He is preceded in death by his nephew, Colin Bonlie; his paternal grandparents, Ernest and Delores Bonlie; and his maternal grandfather, Ronald MacFarlane Sr.

Brian was born in Dallas, Texas, on August 21, 1980. He graduated from Fairhill High School in 1998. Brian owned his own mobile refinishing business. He loved anything with wheels, was a talented wood worker and loved to be around people. There wasn’t anything he couldn’t design, build or fix. Brian was loyal, dependable and always willing to help others.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, March 8, 2021, at North Dallas Funeral Home,  2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, also at North Dallas Funeral Home.

The family wishes to thank all friends and family who have shared their love and support.

Please leave the family condolences and share memories on this website.

6 Thoughts on Bonlie, Brian Alan
    David colella
    13 Oct 2022
    10:40am

    Gone to soon, Brian you will be missed.

    Larry D Carden
    13 Oct 2022
    10:40am

    Will miss you buddy.Rest in Peace. Marrion and I send our heartfelt sympathies to the family.

    Tammy Moore
    13 Oct 2022
    10:40am

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Praying the Lord will carry you all through this valley.

    Roy (Shacky) & Debbie Tiemann
    13 Oct 2022
    10:40am

    Dear Bonlie Family, It is with great sadness we learn of Brian’s passing. One of the hardest things in life is to endure one of your kid’s passing, regardless of the time, place, or age. Our hearts and love are with you all during this time. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you. Our hearts and prayers are with you. May God Bless you, make his face shine upon you and be gracious unto you, and give you peace. Shacky & Debbie, Hog Bend #92

    Jamie Copeland
    13 Oct 2022
    10:40am

    Marilyn,
    When you and I worked together all those years ago, I would occasionally babysit David and Brian and I remember all the fun and games we would play and,boy, the energy that went along with it. It makes me so sad that you are going through such a terrible loss. But, I know that the only thing that will carry you and your family through is God’s grace, peace and comfort. I love you and have missed you and your boys over the years and have thought of y’all often.
    I’m so sorry for the great loss of your son, Brian. David, I’m so sorry for the loss of your brother. And, for the rest of the family and many friends that he had, I pray that you all find peace and comfort through His love. God bless you all.

    Lisa Garcia
    13 Oct 2022
    10:40am

    Brian, I love you cuz! I wish I’d had more opportunities to tell you, but you left us too soon. You are so very loved and will live in our hearts and memories forever cuz!

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Dear John,

It was such a nice pleasure to meet you, and what you had planned for my father just took my breath away. It was so special to hear you tell us how he would just come over to talk with you. I think it brought him much comfort. Tha you for putting that Air Force article of him on your website. I am going to have a replica made of the painting of his plane to give you.

Thank you again for all you have done to honor our dad.

Love, The Gillilands

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