A funeral service will be held on Monday, June 3, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in First Baptist Church for Brian Hitchcock, 39. Pastor Scott Pearson will officiate at the service. Brian was born in Taft on September 7, 1973 and passed away in Bakersfield on May 27, 2013. He had worked in the petroleum industry for the last 21 years He never met a stranger, had a positive attitude and always gave 100% in what he did. He was also an avid bicyclist. Brian is survived by his wife, Kearstin Hitchcock; his parents, Earl and Jeri Hitchcock; his brother, Mark Hitchcock; his children, Kilie, Skylar and Ezra; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Randy and Doretta Griffith; his brothers-in-law, Kyle and Kruz Griffith and their significant other; and many other close friends and family. There are no visitation hours scheduled and the arrangements are under the direction of the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home. To sign an online registry please visit www.EricksonAndBrown.com.