Is it normal to feel lost without my brother?

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He passed away from an auto accident last year. He was only 30 years old (8 years older than me) and many times keep wishing this were just a dream. It isn't.

The day I lost him; I lost my father figure (he used to take care of me and feed me when I was a baby and toddler). During my whole childhood and teen years, he became my personal self-defense instructor and cook mentor. I'm the only person he didn't charge anything.

It feels like yesterday. He was right there and next day he's gone forever. Sometimes I feel like giving up on my goals and that I'm nothing without him. He was my strength and now all I feel is weakness. He supplemented me as a person. Is it normal to feel defeated without him?
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Our father bailed out when I was just 2 months old.
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Everything he learned, he passed that on to me.
Is it normal to feel lost without my brother?
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