Pause Monumental Strength by Nicholas Barry, composer (BMI), Tomas Jacobi, comp
Share This Obituary
Message from the Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Brian by adding your memories and photos.


Send Flowers
 Send Flowers

Memories & Candles

“Missing you so much Daddy. I know Tank and Recon are now both by your side. We love you more❤ ”
1 of 34 | Posted by: Kelly Crookston - Daughter

“Thinking of you today and always. Love - Bonnie & Tim ”
2 of 34 | Posted by: Bonnie Peck - Family

“Thinking of you today and always. I know God is taking good care of you. Love and miss you - Cis ”
3 of 34 | Posted by: Bonnie Peck

“Missing you so much Daddy. I wish you were here to see your granddaughter, but I know you still can from where you are. ”
4 of 34 | Posted by: Kelly Crookston - Daughter

“You are never far from my thoughts. I know you are in a more peaceful place. Missing you always. Love, Judy ”
5 of 34 | Posted by: Judy Schkrioba - Porter Corners, NY

“Thinking of you this day and always. Will always miss you but I know you are in loving hands. Love - Cis ”
6 of 34 | Posted by: Bonnie Peck - Corinth, NY

“Missing you so much Daddy ”
7 of 34 | Posted by: Kelly - Daughter

“Thinking of you today and wishing you were here. I know you are watching over all of us. Rest in peace dear brother. Love you, Judy ”
8 of 34 | Posted by: Judy Schkrioba - Porter Corners, NY

“Remembering you on your special day and every day. Happy Birthday Bri. Love and miss you. Cissy ”
9 of 34 | Posted by: Bonnie Peck - Corinth, NM

“We are thinking of you today as we do so very often. All our memories remind us of what a wonderful brother, uncle and brother-in-law you were and...Read More »
10 of 34 | Posted by: Bonnie Peck - Corinth, NY

“We miss you Daddy. It's been one year, and we still can't believe this happened. We know you are always with us. I wish I could give you a hug and a...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Us

“Happy Birthday dear brother. Thinking of you today and always. You will live forever in my heart with the many happy memories we shared over the...Read More »
12 of 34 | Posted by: Judy Schkrioba - Porter Corners, NY

“Uncle Bri, I wish to thank you for all the great memories you have given me, especially in my youth. I'll never forget the trips to visit you in...Read More »
13 of 34 | Posted by: Andrew Peck - Corinth, NY

“Cho and Kelly, We just learned of Brian's passing. We have very fond memories of all of you from our time together at Bolling AFB. Brian was a good...Read More »
14 of 34 | Posted by: Mel Hancock - Antioch, CA

“We love you always, and miss you like crazy everyday. We think about you every minute of every day. Thank you for being the most amazing husband and...Read More »
15 of 34 | Posted by: Chol & Kelly - Goldsboro, NC

“Kelly and Chol, Brian taught me alot over the last 2 years. I will always here his voice when I am figuring out what to do. Those memories we will...Read More »
16 of 34 | Posted by: Margaret Thompson - goldsboro, ND

“Cho and Kelly, We were shocked and saddened to hear of Brian's passing. Although we were stationed together only once, the time we spent with you...Read More »
17 of 34 | Posted by: Steve Ward - Calabash, NC

condolence “Chol, Kelly and Brian, We know that no words can help ease the pain and loss that you are feeling right now of your dear father and husband. You are...Read More »
18 of 34 | Posted by: Rebecca Batio - Salt lake city, UT

“Bri, I know your spirit will always be with us. Enjoy fishing with Dad and Rick and hit em' straight down the middle. Rest in peace my loving...Read More »
19 of 34 | Posted by: Nick & Judy Schkrioba - NY

“Prayers and thoughts with you, Kelly and Chol. Sorry for your loss. ”
20 of 34 | Posted by: Amanda Williams - Concord, NC

“So sorry Kelly & Aunt Cho. He knew how to brighten up a room no matter where he ways. I will always remember my Uncle French Fry and my dad singing...Read More »
21 of 34 | Posted by: Meghan Homer - Corinth, NY

“Bonnie and all your family: Our deepest sympathies to each of you at this profoundly sad, sad time. It's so difficult to find words of comfort;...Read More »
22 of 34 | Posted by: Business Office Work Family - NY

“Kelly and Cho, I am sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. God Bless and stay strong... ”
23 of 34 | Posted by: Casey Gullish - Fredericksburg, VA

“Cho & Kelly, So sorry for your loss. He will be missed. Our prayers & thoughts are with you. God Bless. Paulo and Chrissy...Read More »
24 of 34 | Posted by: Paul and Christie Lescault - NY

“Chol and Kelly, Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this troubling time. It is natural to be saddened by Brians passing, but celebrate the life...Read More »
25 of 34 | Posted by: Don & Chong Ye Pierce - Papillion, NE

“Brian may you rest in peace. You are truly missed. You are in pain no more. You fought for life hard and never gave up. May you look upon all those...Read More »
26 of 34 | Posted by: Jackie Brazelton - morehead city, NC

“Dear Aunt Chol and Kelly: My deepest sympathies condolences to you both with the passing of Uncle Bri. I am completely heartbroken over the loss of...Read More »
27 of 34 | Posted by: Nicole Erickson (Schkrioba) - NY

“Please accept our sincerest condolences in the loss of Brian. You are all in our thoughts & prayers daily. This is such a shock to us all and a very...Read More »
28 of 34 | Posted by: Raymond & Anne Bourdeau & Family - NY

“Cho, Kelly and Brian so so sorry to hear of Brian's passing. I know it has been a little while since we made it back down to Goldsboro but we sure...Read More »
29 of 34 | Posted by: Rick and Catherine Joyner - NC

“We were deeply saddened to hear of Brian's passing. We had so many great adventures both during high school and college. He was a great friend. ”
30 of 34 | Posted by: Norm Mjaatvedt - MYRTLE BEACH, SC

“Had great times in the Fire Company with Brian; putting out fires, Christmas parties and Old Timers Nights. One time when we had a fire call and he...Read More »
31 of 34 | Posted by: Dan Kelley - Lake Luzerne, NY

“Kelly, So sorry to hear of you Dad's passing. I remember him fondly from when you were playing basketball. He was your biggest fan. Ron White ”
32 of 34 | Posted by: Ron White

“Rest in Peace my friend~ we all shared alot of memories on Fuller Road and the area as children. May your family be comforted from near and far as...Read More »
33 of 34 | Posted by: Adrienne Cowles Hull - Corinth, NY

“Mrs. Straight, Kelly and Brian Crookston --- Please accept our deepest sorrow upon your loss. Brian Straight was the definition of a true warrior. ...Read More »
34 of 34 | Posted by: T.C. Campbell - Washington, DC

SMSGT Brian Michael Straight, Retired United States Air Force, 60, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

Brian was born in Glens Falls, New York on November 18, 1952 to the late Quentin and Helen Straight. He retired from the United States Air Force after 20 years of service. After his retirement from the military, he worked for International Paper, the United States Postal Service, Saratoga County Corrections, and City Electric in Goldsboro. Brian took pride in serving the Corinth community with the Corinth Volunteer Fire Department in Corinth, New York. Whether he was at the ocean or in the woods, Brian was a true sportsman who was most comfortable outdoors. Above all else, he loved spending time with his family and friends. He will be greatly missed.

The family will receive friends Sunday, February 24, 2013 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service of remembrance at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with full military honors.

Brian is survived by his wife of 33 years, Chol Sun; his daughter, Kelly A. Crookston and husband, Brian M. Crookston of Virginia; sisters, Judy Schkrioba and husband Nick of Porters Corners, NY, and Bonnie Peck and husband Tim of Corinth, NY; brother, Gary Straight of Corinth, NY, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Ricky Straight.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Upcoming Funeral Services