Brian Steven Tindill

Brian Steven Tindill

1966-2023

Brian Steven Tindill beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle, mentor, and friend departed this life on June 27, 2023, in the Bahamas. He passed away suddenly while doing what he loved, scuba diving. He is survived by his loving wife Laura Tindill and daughter Nicole Tindill of Edmond, OK; parents Gary and Verna Tindill of Claremore, OK, and sister Lora Bryant and husband Jim of Claremore. Brian was preceded in death by his son Michael Tindill. Brian was 56 years old.

Brian was a proud husband and father. He received an undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University and a Masters degree in Health Sciences Administration from the University of Oklahoma. Brian lived out his life’s purpose to serve others and dedicated his career to the Veterans Administration Hospitals (VA) working in Oklahoma, Florida, and Georgia. For the last 15 years Brian held the position of Administrative Officer of Radiology Services at the VA in Oklahoma City.

Brian is also survived by his nephew, John Bryant and wife Kourtney of Alexander City, AL; niece, Kelsey Chambers and husband Cory of Claremore, OK; niece, Stephanie Remigio and husband Jason of Claremore, OK; In-laws: Ed and Sandy Rybicki of Tulsa, OK; David Rybicki of Tulsa, OK; Suzan and Edward McDaniel of St. Louis, MO and their daughters Claire and Gillian; grand-nieces and nephews, Annatasia, Haydon, Baylor, Chase, Connor and many extended family and friends.

The visitation will be held at Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond, OK on Friday, July 21st from 5-7pm.

The Celebration of Life will also be held and Matthews Funeral Home on Saturday, July 22nd commencing at 2pm. For those attending the Celebration of Life, we encourage you to wear blue, green, grey, or black Brian’s favorite colors.

In lieu of flowers, the Tindill family would appreciate donations in Brian’s Honor to the American Heart Association.

We will be live streaming this service in an effort to accommodate those people that wish to attend but are not able to.  To watch the service CLICK HERE to go to our YouTube page. Click on ‘Videos’, then ‘Live Streams’.

19 thoughts on “Brian Steven Tindill”

  1. Shonn Barnes

    Laura,
    I was so saddened to hear of your loss. Please know that I am lifting you up in prayer. I am praying for a peace that surpasses all understanding.

    Blessings to you,
    Shonn Barnes

  2. Robyn Segress

    Oh Laura, we love you and your sweet family so much. You are in my prayers.

  3. Linda Birsner

    Dear Laura,
    My heart is broken for you. I’m so very sorry for your immense loss. I am praying for you.

    Love, Linda Quay Birsner

  4. Lynn Collier Kavulich

    Laura-
    I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart is broken for you and your family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Julie Thompson

    Laura,
    No amount of words can make this better. I will keep you and your daughter in my prayers continually.

  6. Laurie Butler Hembree

    Laura, I am so sorry for this. I can’t imagine what you are going through. You are a precious sweet soul. My heart breaks for you. You are in my prayers!
    Love you,
    Laurie Hembree

  7. Kimberly Frank

    Laura and Nicole…. My prayers and most love are with you. I am so sorry for the loss of Brian, I know this will not be easy. I’m here for you both. I’ll always be here for whatever you need. ❤️

  8. Stephanie Cole

    Laura – I so remember houseboy Brian asking me about the cute little girl with the dark hair that he noticed at formal dinner. I remember waiting with you for him to pick you up on your first date. Such a sweet couple. May God’s peace & love surround you 🫂

  9. Diane n Jerry

    Dearest Laura an Nicole,
    I only hope and pray that I could take away your sorrows and pain with loss of your beloved husband and father Brain.
    Our love 💕 an prayers are with you always.
    Your Aunt n Uncle
    Diane n Jerry

  10. Sarah Young

    Dear Laura and Nicole,

    I am so very sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. I’ll reach out to you soon!

    Love you both!
    Sarah Young

  11. Joan Stirlen

    I worked with Brian at the OKC VA Hospital for many years. Brian always had a great sense of humor and wit. He cared about his staff in the Radiology department. My deepest sympathies and prayers for your family at this most difficult time.
    Joan Stirlen

  12. Michelle Odell (Aunt Pattie)

    Dear Laura and Nicole,

    Brian meant so much to so many, and although we know our words offer small comfort on the loss of your beloved husband and father, we are wishing you strength for today and in the days ahead. Sending you our sympathy and prayers to let you know our hearts go out to you at this time of great sadness.
    With heartfelt condolences, much love and caring,

    Aunt Pattie and Uncle Larry, too

  13. Eric Bongiorno

    Brian used to live basically around the corner from me in Claremore. We used to hang out a lot as kids and ride his mini bike all the time. Always such a nice guy not a bad bone in his body. The world is missing another great soul. Rest in peace buddy God bless!

  14. Phyllis A Schulze

    Verna and Gary.
    Condolences. I can’t imagine what you must be going through.

    Phyllis Schulze

  15. Ken & Nancy Perry

    Our love goes out to Laura and family for the loss of a great man. We worked together at the VA hospital for 10 years and I always enjoyed visiting with him and talking about guns, etc. He was a smart, smart guy who was a good friend. Our heart goes out to your family. We will continue to pray for you.

  16. Ken & Nancy Perry

    Our love goes out to Laura and family for the loss of a great man. We worked together at the VA hospital for 10 years and I always enjoyed visiting with him and talking about guns, etc. He was a smart, smart guy who was a good friend. We will continue to pray for you.

  17. Ken & Nancy Perry

    Our love goes out to Laura and family for the loss of a great man. We worked together at the VA hospital for 10 years and I always enjoyed visiting with him and talking about guns, etc. He was a smart, smart guy who was a good friend. We will continue to pray for you. God bless you.

  18. Bob McCaffree

    Dear Laura and Nicole,
    I was saddened to hear about Brian. I have so many fond memories of working with him at the OKC VAMC. He was loved and respected by so many of those who knew and worked with him. Our hearts and prayers go out for you and all his family and friends.

  19. Collette Stanley

    Laura I am so sorry for your loss…Brian was such a nice guy… a friend to everyone he met….I’ve known him since our Claremore days…always ready to lend a helping hand, share a smile…was a great friend. He will be greatly missed. My prayers are with you and your family

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