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Jeffery Scott Rector of Newark, Ohio, July 19, 1953 – January 21, 2018

Jeffery Scott Rector, 64, of Newark, died Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born July 19, 1953 in Newark to the late Lawford Rector and Wilda (Bodkin) Barber.
Jeff served our country in the U.S. Army and served two tours in Vietnam. He enjoyed bluegrass music and building model military style aircrafts, but he loved spending time with his grandchildren the most and he was very proud of them.
He is survived by his wife, Janet Rector; son, William Rector of Newark; daughter, Cara G. (Jamie) Branson of Centerburg; five grandchildren, Kayleah Rector, Anastasia Myers, Nyciah Rector, Ethan Branson, and Liam Branson; three brothers, Bill Barber, Joel Rector and Michael Rector; sister, Cheri Weber; and step mother, Marcia Rector.
In addition to his birth parents, he was preceded in death by step-father, Donald Barber; and brother, Robert Barber.
Visitation will be Tuesday, January 30, 2018, from 11-12 PM at the Brucker- Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, where a memorial service will follow visitation at 12:00 PM with Pastors Steve Osborn and Ron Soward officiating. Military honors will be presented by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.
To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com