Brian Small


Brian Craig Small age 64 of Batavia, passed away July 16, 2022.

A celebration of Brian’s life starts at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, July 24, 2022, at the Dew Drop in Libertyville.

Memorials may be made to the ABATE and mailed to Samuel Small, 3939 North Swiss Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86004.

Brian was born April 9, 1958, in Fairfield to Radford “Bud” and Elizabeth “Bettye” (Heald) Small.

Brian graduated from FHS and received his AA Degree.  He worked at Rockwell and ran a hardener, Seminar Crowds as production manager and Deer Farm retiring in 2020.

Brian loved riding his motorcycle and was a member of the ABATE.  Some of his outside interests was mushroom hunting and camping.  When his boys were young, he was also the Boy Scout leader.

Brian will be missed by his sons, Samuel (Sarah) Small of Flagstaff, AZ and Joel Baumgartner of Fairfield; two grandchildren, Sebastian and Stella Small; his siblings, Stephen Small, Rick (Chris) Small, Stephanie Patton and Jeff (Peg) Small; and many nieces and nephews.

Brian was preceded in death by his parents, Bud and Bettye; sister-in-law, Bonnie Small; and brother-in-law, Larry Patton.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at

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