In Loving Memory of Michael L. Brockman

August 07, 1945
Orlando, FL
October 14, 2019
Westport, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824

Service

Mazda of Milford

Celebration of Michael's Life

915 Boston Post Road,
Milford,
CT

Sunday, December 8, 2019 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Cemetery

Family Gathering

Charity

Boggy Creek Gang Camp

30500 Brantley Branch Road,
Eustis,
FL 32736



Michael Leeroy Brockman

Michael Leeroy Brockman, age 74, of Westport, CT, passed away Monday, October 14, 2019 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Born August 7, 1945 in Orlando, FL, the son of the late Sula, a homemaker, and Holmes Brockman, an air traffic controller, he was raised in Central Florida and graduated from Edgewater High School in 1963. Michael entered the U.S. Army and became an educator and nuclear weapons specialist. He graduated from the University of Central Florida in 1975. Michael worked as Road Test Editor at Motor Trend Magazine while living in Los Angeles. He began racing professionally in 1979 and competed in events such as the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. He went on to work as an actor & stuntman in films such as Harry & Son (1984), Fat Man And Little Boy (1989), Road to Perdition (2002) among others. Michael moved to Connecticut and had two children Keleigh (b. 1996) and Spencer (b. 2000). He lived and worked in CT until his passing, and was currently the owner of Mazda of Milford. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his sister, Suzanne Brockman Bunce. A celebration of Michael’s life will be held on Sunday, December 8th, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at his dealership 915 Boston Post Rd in Milford CT. If you would like to attend please contact his children or email brockmaninfo@gmail.com. In lieu of flowers, friends may consider a contribution in Michael’s memory to the Boggy Creek Gang Camp, 30500 Brantley Branch Rd., Eustis, FL, 32736. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit www.SpearFuneralHome.com

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7 Guestbook Entries for Michael L. Brockman

  1. It’s really tough when you lose a friend. I have the deepest respect an admiration for Michael , a consummate professional. Thank you Spencer and Steven Durst for sharing your lives and friendship with us, “ one hell a ride” God Bless! Bob Metzgar

  2. Mike was a great friend, co-drive and competitor. He made racing fun and was a kind and generous guy, We enjoyed the time we spent with him at the track as well as our home. He and Steve Durst made those days some of the best days of my life. My condolences to his family.

  3. As an old neighbor in Orlando of Michael and his wonderful family, my deepest condolences. It was a pleasure to have known him and read that he grew into such a caring and wonderful man.