Brian Scott Filer, of Oscoda, formerly a resident of Greenbush and Almont, passed away very peacefully at his home with his loving wife and many dear family members along his side on Sunday, March 5, 2023, age 61 years.
Brian was born on March 20, 1961 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Charles Edwin and Dorothy Ionia (Mitchell) Filer. He graduated from Oscoda High School with the class of 1979. During Brian’s working career, he worked as a truck driver for over 10 years with Stevens Van Lines. For the past 30 plus years, Brian has been employed as a Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Technician for Samotis Heating and Cooling. Brian had a wealth of knowledge and understanding of his profession, taking great pride in caring for his customers with his tireless dedicated hard work.
Brian absolutely loved the outdoors enjoying fishing on the rivers and lakes, camping, tubing trips down the AuSable River, and going on impromptu drives to explore new towns and experience beautiful countryside. Above everything else, Brian absolutely cherished spending quality time with his family and spoiling his grandchildren! On December 10, 2022, Brian married his best friend and forever soul-mate, Carol (Schulte). The couple celebrated their beautiful ceremony at their family home as many family and friends attended to share in their new lives together. Brian’s smile and love of life will forever live in the hearts whom he touched.
Brian is survived by his beloved wife, Carol Filer of Oscoda; his children, Denise, Lisa, Jessica (Gary), Kendra (Alex), Kodi (LeAnn), and Kayla; 13 grandchildren, Matthew, Joshua (Kimora), Scarlett, Trissity, Nevaeh, Caiden, Tyler, Kodi, Gary, Evan, Keyleein, Magnolia, and Karizma; great granddaughter, Capri, and another great grand grandchild on the way; his siblings, Mike (Cheryl) Filer, Karen Rabin, Laura Filer, Cindy (Dean) Nations, and Todd Filer; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, and an enormous amount of special friends. Brian is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Dorothy Filer; and a brother, Mark Filer; and a sister, Linda Filer.
Brian’s family will welcome friends for a time of visitation on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Oscoda. His funeral service will begin at 4:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Filer family wishes or Friends Together 105 Prentiss Street, Alpena , Michigan 49707. Condolences may be shared at www.bureshfuneralhome.com