Brian Keith Vickery

Brian Keith Vickery, a passionate man of tremendous presence, courage, intelligence and sacrifice passed away following a lengthy formidable battle with cancer on Sunday, November 10th, 2019 at the South Austin Medical Center at the age of 56.
In the face of adversity and the challenges associated with business, life and cancer, Brian found the strength to propel himself forward through shear will and courage. Brian was born to Phyllis (Adkisson) and Ershell Vickery on March 24th, 1963 in Oakridge, Tennessee. Brian loved life and lived to his fullest. No challenge was too great or too far to reach. He was multi-faceted and musically inclined. He was an excellent vocalist, played the trombone and served as Drum Major at McAllen High school until graduation. He was passionate about people. He was incredibly caring and extended help to so many people without concern of the extent. He was a romantic, writing poetry as singing love songs. He had the memory of an elephant and no detail was overlooked or forgotten.

Brian attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida for two years, pursuing his love of flight; but returned to Texas to Graduate from Texas A&I with a degree in Electrical Engineering. In 2003, he opened his own Engineering firm, Sirius Control Systems, designing semi-conductors.

Several years ago, Brian met Jill Schneider and they fell in Love. They married April 1st, 2017. Together, they supported each other through the trials of his cancer, but never did they lose sight of the joys of life.

Brian is survived by Jill Vickery who said, “Brian was the love of her life”, His Children Abigail Christian and his twins Anna Celeste and Caroline Michele Vickery. His loss will also be felt deeply by his parents Phyllis and Ershell Vickery, his sister Pippa Elise Vickery as well as his extended family and dedicated friends.

Please join us in celebrating Brian’s remarkable life on Monday, November 18th, 2019 at 5:00pm in the chapel at Harrell Funeral Home, 1715 Kirby, Kyle, Texas.

Please visit to share a fond memory, photograph, or condolence with Brain’s family on his On-line memorial site.

Funeral assistance provided by Harrell Funeral Home 1715 Kirby Lane, Kyle, TX 78640 (512) 268-8200

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