Daily Archives: May 20, 2019

Ted Roberts of Newark, OH, November 27, 1939 – May 19, 2019

Ted Roberts

 

A funeral service for Ted Roberts, 79, of Newark, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with James Mills officiating.  Burial will follow in Wilson cemetery, where military honors will be conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.  Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.

Ted passed away May 19, 2019, at Licking Memorial Hospital.  He was born November 27, 1939, in Ashland, KY, to the late Theodore Roberts, Sr., and Juanita (Barney) Roberts.

Ted retired from Matlack.  He was a U.S. Navy Veteran.  He was a member of Baltimore Church of Christ, where he was a song leader.  Ted enjoyed traveling, gardening, fishing, camping, and loved OSU football and March Madness.

He is survived by his loving wife, Donna Jo (Crawford) Roberts; children, Rhonda “Susie Q” (Brent) Lange of Howard, David Roberts of Marysville, and Scott Roberts of Newark; grandchildren, Heather (Rodney) Bostic, Melissa (Ken) Ristau, Tyler (Courtney) Lange, Aislinn (Matt) Sayers, Reagan Roberts, Reed Roberts, and Landon Roberts, and eleven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, JoAnn Roberts.

To sign an online guest book, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.

Billy McPeek of Newark, OH, March 17, 1980 – May 18, 2019

Billy McPeek, age 39, of Newark, passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 18, 2019. He was born on March 17, 1980 to Kim Legge and David McPeek in Newark, OH.

A funeral service will be held at 11am on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Brucker Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark, OH 43055. Billy will be laid to rest at Wilson Cemetery and services will be officiated by Pastor Steven Hughes. Family will greet friends from 2-4pm and 6-8pm on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the funeral home.

Billy was an avid Cleveland Browns, Buckeyes, and Nascar fan. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and listening to music.

Billy is survived by his loving wife of 6 years, Jessica (nee Tate) McPeek. He also leaves behind a son, Conner Henderson; parents, Kim Legge and David (Lisa) McPeek; siblings, Brian Bowen and Ashley McPeek; paternal grandmother, Verna McPeek; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Tate; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and his dog, Shooter.

Billy is preceded in death by his brother, DJ McPeek; maternal grandparents, Audrey and John Legge; and father-in-law, Rick Tate.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Brucker Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark, OH 43055 to help with funeral costs.

To sign an online guest book, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.

Donna “Susie” (Andrews) Brooks of Newark, July 7, 1950 – May 18, 2019

Donna “Susie” (Andrews) Brooks, 68, of Newark, died Saturday, May 18, 2019 at OSU Medical Center. She was born July 7, 1950 in Columbus to the late Arthur and Ruth (Brown) Welch.

Donna worked as teacher in the Newark City Schools. She enjoyed putting together puzzles and spending time with her dogs, Bob and Harley.

She is survived by her husband of 19 years, Edwin Charles Brooks; daughter, Laurie Andrews of Canal Winchester; son, Daniel Andrews of Florence, KY; two step daughters, Staci Loudner and Stefanie Brooks; 11 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; four sisters, Zona Edgerly, Frances Walz, Janet Lester, and Paula Hunt; and best friends, Debbie Noftz and Marlene Spring

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Andrews; and step daughter, Krista Brooks.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, OH 43058.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark, where a memorial service will follow at 7:00 PM with Pastor Anita Laugherty officiating.

To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com

Donna “Susie” Brooks (Andrews) of Newark, July 7, 1950 – May 18, 2019

Donna “Susie” (Andrews) Brooks, 68, of Newark, died Saturday, May 18, 2019 at OSU Medical Center. She was born July 7, 1950 in Columbus to the late Arthur and Ruth (Brown) Welch.

Donna worked as teacher in the Newark City Schools. She enjoyed putting together puzzles and spending time with her dogs, Bob and Harley.

She is survived by her husband of 19 years, Edwin Charles Brooks; daughter, Laurie Andrews of Canal Winchester; son, Daniel Andrews of Florence, KY; two step daughters, Staci Loudner and Stefanie Brooks; 11 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; four sisters, Zona Edgerly, Frances Walz, Janet Lester, and Paula Hunt; and best friends, Debbie Noftz and Marlene Spring

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Andrews; and step daughter, Krista Brooks.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, OH 43058.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark, where a memorial service will follow at 7:00 PM with Pastor Anita Laugherty officiating.

To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com

Janice Marie Jones of Newark, October 18, 1942 – May 17, 2019

Janice Marie Jones, 76, of Newark, died Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Chestnut House. She was born October 18, 1942 in Gratiot to the late Harry and Neva (Houston) Gutridge.

Janice retired from Alltel/ Windstream after 33 years of service. She enjoyed travelling with her husband, especially cruises, bowling, water sports, and gathering with friends at the Colonial on Friday nights.

She is survived by her son, James Jones (Errin) of Hanover; three grandchildren, Kylie Jones, Graciana Miller (Kevin), and Thor Wolford; and brother, John Gutridge.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Reuben “Pat” Jones.

Visitation will be Friday from 6-8 PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark, where the funeral service will be Saturday at 10:00 AM with Pastor Tom Houser officiating. Burial will follow the service in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com