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Aubrey Jay Flowers

September 10, 1936 ~ February 16, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Aubrey Jay Flowers  
September 10, 1936 - February 16, 2022

Aubrey Jay Flowers, age 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 16th, 2022, surrounded by family and friends in his home in Canyon Lake, Texas. Aubrey is survived by his extended Texas family. His wife, Barbara Kay Flowers, and by sons, Michael Jay Flowers, of Canyon Lake, William Scott Flowers and wife, Carrie, of Spring Branch, and Beau Whitten Flowers of Dallas. He is also survived by Stepsons, Todd Anthony Keuper Jr. and wife, Heidi, of Marion, Jeffrey Porter Keuper and wife, Amy, of San Antonio, and Travis Wayne Keuper and wife, Lavonda, of San Antonio.  Aubrey is also survived by eight Grandchildren, and two Great Grandchildren.  In addition, Aubrey was also blessed with a wonderful extended family, including his sister, Susan Elizabeth Wallis, of The Woodlands, Texas.  Aubrey is preceded in death by his father, A.J. Flowers of Alice, Texas and his mother, Nancy Isabelle Newkirk and stepfather, Dr. William Henry Newkirk of Alice, as well as by his brothers, Wiley Scott Flowers and William Larkin Flowers.  
 
Although Aubrey fought cancer for many years, he maintained an active role in association with the Charles Sullivan Law Firm of Canyon Lake, Texas. Clients, staff, and colleagues were privileged to have the brilliance and integrity of his input into their lives.

    Aubrey was born in Saratoga, Texas on September 10, 1936. He began grade school in Orange Grove, Texas, but moved with his family to Alice, Texas where he   attended grade school, middle-school and high school. While growing up in Alice, Aubrey developed a keen love for all South Texas offered a young boy, including hunting deer, quail, and dove, as well as fishing along the Gulf Coast. During high school, he played for the Alice Coyotes as a right guard and was honored to be selected as Football Captain during his Senior year in 1955. Although Aubrey loved playing football, he also developed an early passion for playing golf, a sport he pursued throughout high school and college, as well as during law school and throughout his adult life. Aubrey took great delight playing in Pro-Ams with many PGA Senior Pros. He was particularly proud of winning the Dallas Pro-Am with his good friend, Tom Wargo. Also, he took great delight in his 1st Hole-in- One at age 84!

Following high school graduation in 1955, Aubrey attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas, until he chose to serve in the U.S. Army for two years.  Upon completion of his military service, Aubrey entered Texas Arts and Industries University in Kingsville, Texas and graduated with a B.B.A. in Accounting in 1960.  Following his graduation from college, Aubrey joined his father, A.J. Flowers, at W.L. Flowers Machine & Welding Company in Alice, Texas until he chose to pursue a law degree. Aubrey graduated with honors from St. Mary’s School of Law in 1966 with a Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) Aubrey practiced law in San Antonio for 53 years before he moved to Canyon Lake in 2019, where he continued his law practice.
Aubrey and Barbara shared 33 years of marriage. They shared their mutual love of one another, their love of family and friends and their love for their two dogs, Blue and Buddy. Throughout their marriage, they shared many interests, including traveling to Colorado and Utah to ski, fish, and play golf, as well as sailing in the Gulf Coast waters. Aubrey was always surrounded by his family and shared so many adventures with each family members.
 
    Aubrey cherished his parents, his brothers, his children, his grandchildren, his nieces and nephews, and cousins – he loved us all and when we were with him, he made each of us feel most special. Aubrey celebrated deep friendships that lasted a lifetime, and he was certainly loved by his family and friends for his kind heart and generous spirit. Despite his declining health, Aubrey maintained a positive attitude and focused on the welfare of others, including his clients and friends.   

Aubrey was blessed with a brilliant mind, an enormous heart, and an adventurous spirit. He loved life.  He loved nature. He loved setting and achieving personal goals and believed in working hard and playing hard. He believed in celebrating every aspect of life.  

Most importantly, Aubrey was a strong Christian who loved his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. His faith in Christ, his love for his family and friends, and his love for God’s amazing world will live long in our hearts and memories. Our family and friends cherish the triumph of a life well-lived, and a heart most-loved. We are confident in the wonderful promise of Jesus that one day we will be reunited and will move into an eternal celebration of our love for our Lord and for one another.  

Our family will host a gathering of friends and family in San Antonio to celebrate Aubrey’s remarkable life and will share the date and details of the arrangements as soon as plans are completed. 

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