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Brian Joseph Mutchler

August 11, 1961 — November 25, 2021

Brian Mutchler, 60, of Alamo Heights passed away November 25, 2021 as a result of 26-month battle with clear cell renal carcinoma. His wife and brother (Mark) were by his side holding his hands when he drifted off to be with the Lord.
He was a kind, thoughtful and compassionate soul with an awesomely wicked sense of humor. Brian was the supervisor of the carpenter and painter shop at Southwest Research Institute where he was employed for the past 16 years. He was a master carpenter of 40 years and self-taught wood turning where he created many unique and original pieces. Brian was a passionate hunter and fisherman. He proudly served in the US Army as a Sergeant, decorated Combat Veteran and received an honorable discharge. Brian volunteered for Desert Storm, Desert Shield and Provide Comfort campaigns. He was also proud in his participation and completion the Nijmegen Four Day March and shot Top Gun WTA while stationed in Germany.
Brian is survived by his wife Kathryn; parents Alfred and Ruby Mutchler; his four brothers James (Vickie) of Dubai, UAE; Gregory (Naomi) of Leaky; Mark (Suzanne) of Denver, Co; Michael (Julie Gunn) of San Antonio; Goddaughter Cristine Mutchler Stock of San Antonio; Godsons Christopher Mutchler of Austin and Joshua Mutchler of the Dallas area; two estranged daughters, not by his choice, Lacey and Robin of San Antonio; sister in law Elizabeth Cardenas of San Antonio; mother in law Ann N Henry of San Antonio and numerous loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of beloved friends.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Puente and Sons Funeral Chapel Northeast in San Antonio. The celebration of his life will be held at 9:30 am on Monday, December 20th at the funeral home; burial will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio at 1:45 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that you consider donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, the Animal Defense League or the Bexar County Humane Society.
Special thanks to Dr. Scott Ulmer, Anita Moreno-RN and everyone at The Start Center for Cancer, Dr. Christopher Bogaev, everyone at Amedisys Hospice, Mike Bigler of Promise Senior Solutions and endless gratitude to Linda DeLeon-CNA.

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Monday, December 20, 2021

11:00am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

Puente & Sons Funeral Chapels - Northeast

14315 Judson Rd., San Antonio, TX 78233

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Monday, December 20, 2021

1:45 - 2:15 pm (Central time)

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd., San Antonio, TX 78209

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