Kenneth H. Bricker

Jul 10, 2014

Jan. 13, 1925 - July 10, 2007

NEW LONDON Kenneth H. "Kenny" Bricker, 82, of New London, died Tuesday at his home.

He was born Jan. 13, 1925 in Mansfield, son of the late J. Harrison and Naomi Mae (Shade) Bricker. He moved to New London in the early 1930's.

He was a staff sergeant in the Army and served in the European Theater during World War II.

He worked for Perry's Chevrolet in Wellington and New London, he had also worked construction for Chapin & Chapin in Norwalk. He worked for Nickles Bakery in New London and Lorain and had worked as an auditor for Douglas Guardian an auditing company in Houston, Texas.

He was a member of the New London Alliance Church, where he took great pride in caring for the church grounds. He was always willing to volunteer his time for others.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Arlyse N. (Bilton) Bricker; daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah and Larry Vahalik of Salem and Rochelle and Grant Price of Fort Wayne, Ind.; a son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Sharon Bricker of Lorain; 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Ancik of Kerrville, Texas; and a brother, Chuck Bricker of Strongsville.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Ted Bricker.

Friends may call from noon until the time of funeral services at 2 p.m. Friday at Eastman Funeral Home, 200 W. Main St., New London. The Rev. Howard D. Bower will officiate. Burial will follow in Ashland County Memorial Park, Ashland with military rites.

Online Condolences may be made at eastmanfuneralhome.com.