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Brian “BJ” Jared Maples

Last updated on July 12, 2022

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Brian Jared Maples “BJ”, age 45, a resident of Caddo Mills, TX, passed away on May 12, 2022. He was born on November 15, 1976, in Dallas, TX, to Michael Wayne Maples and Sherry Denise (Dove) Maples. Brian proudly served his Country in the United States Navy.Brian spent life living it to the fullest, working hard and playing harder. He loved, and lived, for his family and friends. Brian was a man who had never met a stranger, enjoyed being around people, and found happiness in helping others whether they were strangers, friends, or family. He was a loving husband and very proud father. As Brian takes his final journey, he will be missed deeply by those who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife: Stephanie Ann Maples of Caddo Mills, TX; children: Colten Jared Maples and Jade Denise Maples; parents: Michael and Sherry Maples of Wylie, TX; and brother: Corey Wayne Maples of Sulphur Springs, TX; and numerous family members and friends.

A celebration of his life will be held on May 26, 2022, at 11:00 am at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Location. Interment following at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, with Pastor Ronnie Wilson officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be from 9:00am to 11:00am on May 26, 2022, at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Location.

The service will also be live-streamed; please go to and click on the “watch your service” icon and use Event ID: resthavenrockwall and password: Z5CYWC

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in memory of Brian Jared Maples to an organization that he was excited to work with, Veterans Resource and Outreach Center (VROC) 4210 Industrial Street, Rowlett, Texas 75088, Veterans (

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