March 14, 2012

Brody Fleming - Firefighter - Texas

Firefighter Brody Fleming, age 24, died on March 12, 2012, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Brody was a fire rescue specialist and EMT with the Plano Fire Department in Texas. 

He died of a stroke while off duty.

Brody was a 2005 graduate of R.L. Turner High School in Carrollton. Brody entered The University of Nevada Las Vegas in the fall of 2005 but decided after the first semester to enlist in The United States Navy. He served at Atsugi Naval Air Station in Japan. Coming back to the states, he enrolled at Blinn College, Brenham but after driving by TEEX Fire Academy in College Station realized his dream ambition was to become a firefighter/paramedic. He completed firefighter training at Desoto Fire Academy, EMT training and paramedic school at Blinn College, Bryan, Texas. He had worked in Plano since June of 2011.
Saint Florian, Patron Saint
of Firefighters, pray for Brody

Fire Department officials stated that Brody was an honourable firefighter who will be remembered for his service as a community educator. He is described as a man who was helpful and who had a pride and a passion for his job. 

Family members describe him as a sweet soul who cared about others. 

Brody is survived by many loving friends and relatives including his mother, Joy Fellenz; father Jim Fleming; and brother, Colter Fleming. 

Let us pray to God the Father, Jesus, all of the saints and all of the angels that Brody Fleming is in heaven. Let us pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen

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