Monthly Archives: August 2019

Donald Eugene Dyar of Newark, January 18, 1938 – August 16, 2019

Donald Eugene Dyar, 81, of Newark, died Friday, August 16, 2019 at Newark care and Rehabilitation. He was born January 18, 1938 in Marietta to the late Harry and Mary (Shaw) Dyar.

Donald was a proud U.S. Army Veteran and Ohio National Guard. He retired from the Granville IGA as Produce Manager and later returned to work at GFS.  He was a member of the Buckeye Lake Eagles #3801, Newark Elks #391, was a past President of the PTA, and was a member of Newark Manennerchor.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Jean I. Dyar; four sons, Robert E. Gregg (Kelli) of Newark, Donald D. Dyar (Sue) of Newark, Thomas E. Dyar (Kelly) of Newark and Patrick J. Dyar (Jennifer) of Lexington, KY; one daughter, Mary E. Dyar Cannizzaro (Rick) of Heath; eight grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; one brother, Pat Dyar; and one sister, Mary Rosshirt of London, OH.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother; and three sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, OH 43058 and/ or Alzheimer’s Association, 1379 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark, where the funeral service will follow visitation at 1:00 PM with Pastor Wally McLaughlin officiating. Burial will follow the service in Newark Memorial Gardens where military honors will be presented by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.

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

Aiesha Bradley of Heath, Ohio, February 19, 1999 – August 14, 2019

Aiesha Rhonda Faye White Bradley, age 20, of Heath, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. She was born on February 19, 1999 in Los Angeles, California. She was adopted out of foster care in October 2003.  

A memorial service will be held at 11:30am on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Christian Life Center, 665 Linnville Rd SE, Heath, OH 43056.

Aiesha enjoyed listening to all types of music. She was best known for the love and passion she put into dancing and praising the Lord. All who met Aiesha would soon fall in love with her sweet and kind nature and love for wanting to touch your hand or sit next to you.

Aiesha is survived by her mother, Almeta Bradley; siblings, Anibel Bradley, Anthony Martinez-Bradley, Andrew Bradley, and Aricjose Martinez-Bradley; grandfather, Isaac (Darbin) White; aunt, Alicia (Noah) Frazier; uncle, Andra (Jay) White; as well as a host of extended family and friends.

Aiesha is preceded in death by her grandmother, Nancy Price.

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

Dale Franklin Emerson of Newark, OH, June 23, 1935 – August 10, 2019

Dale Franklin Emerson, age 84, of Newark, passed away at his home on August 10, 2019. He was born on June 23, 1935 to the late Henry and Bertha (Rice) Emerson in Newark, OH.

Dale proudly served his country as a member of the US Air Force and retired from Owen’s Corning.

He is survived by his son, Dale (Brenda) Emerson; sisters, Naomi Muir and Mary Farley; and many nieces and nephews.

In accordance with his wishes there will be no services at this time.

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

Robin Lee Swinehart of Newark, OH, March 26, 1960 – August 2, 2019

Robin Lee Swinehart, age 59, of Newark, passed away at his home on August 2, 2019. He was born on March 26, 1960 to the late Richard and Nancy Swinehart in Zanesville, OH. 

No services will be held at this time. 

Marjorie “Susie” Suzanne Newkirk of Newark, August 3, 1936 – August 11, 2019

Marjorie Suzanne “Susie” Newkirk, 83, of Newark, died Sunday, August 11, 2019 at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Center. She was born August 3, 1936 in Newark to the late Robert and Helen (McGonagle) Hamilton.

Susie was a member of the Church of God at God’s Acres. She was a avid reader of her bible and would frequently talk about her excitement of getting to heaven.

She is survived by her son, Scott Newkirk: brother, Robert (Diane) Hamilton; and sister, Rosalie (Roger) Boerstler.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Stephen Newkirk.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Church of God at God’s Acres, 675 Cedar St. Newark, OH 43055.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, where the funeral service will be Thursday at 1:00 PM.

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

Braden “Bubba” Michael Richard Poling of Newark, April 21, 2004 – August 8, 2019

Braden “Bubba” Michael Richard Poling, 15, passed away unexpectedly of an unknown heart condition on Thursday, August 8, 2019. He was born April 21, 2004 in Newark.

Braden was an amazingly talented young man. He started singing solos in church at age 4. He was honored to be a member of L.A.M.E (Lakewood A Capella Men’s Ensemble). He was a member of The Lakewood Lancer Marching Band where he played trumpet. He was in his first drama production “Seussical Musical” in 6th grade and he found his true passion. He went on to appear in “Bye, Bye Birdie”, “Annie”, “White Christmas”, “Father of the Bride”, and his favorite role as Race in “Newsies” where he was the King of New York.

Braden was active in his church and a member of the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 4 as a Star Scout. He was an honor student at Lakewood High School. He enjoyed volunteering for anything he could. Braden loved to be at Seneca Lake with friends and family kayaking. He truly lived life to the fullest. He was one of a kind!

He leaves behind his father and mother, Michael and Sherrie (Ervin) Poling of Heath; his Meemaw, Betty Ervin; aunt and uncle, Craig and Angela Black; uncle, Jay Poling; cousins, Lauren (Victor) Gamboa and their daughter, Elena, Alec (Abby Cotterman) Harrison and their son, Rowan, Kristin (Neil) Bush and their children, Kaitlyn and Hudson; great aunts and uncles, Randy and Sue Spiker, Linda Stoner, and Charles and Dianne Skye; his adopted family, Josh and Kristen Williams and his “little sisters”, Haiden and Fiona Williams; amazing friends, Josiah, Brydon, Austin, Trinity S., Quonaiah, and Trinity H. just to name a few; and his beloved rescued dogs, Scarlet and Grayson.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandfather, Jerry Poling; great grandparents, Charles and Ruby Spiker, Richard and Edna Poling, and Ruth Clagg; and infant brother, Luke Poling.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Braden Poling Memorial Fund at Park National Bank. Proceeds will benefit the Fine Arts Department at Lakewood High School.

Visitation will be Sunday, August 18, from 2-6 PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark where an Honorary Eagle Scout ceremony will begin at 6:00 PM. A celebration of life service will be Monday, August 19, at 10:00 AM at the Neal Avenue United Methodist Church, 12 Neal Ave. Newark. Burial will follow the service in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

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

Braden Michael Richard Poling of Newark, April 21, 2004 – August 8, 2019

Braden Michael Richard Poling, 15, passed away unexpectedly of an unknown heart condition on Thursday, August 8, 2019. He was born April 21, 2004 in Newark.

Braden was an amazingly talented young man. He started singing solos in church at age 4. He was honored to be a member of L.A.M.E (Lakewood A Capella Men’s Ensemble). He was a member of The Lakewood Lancer Marching Band where he played trumpet. He was in his first drama production “Seussical Musical” in 6th grade and he found his true passion. He went on to appear in “Bye, Bye Birdie”, “Annie”, “White Christmas”, “Father of the Bride”, and his favorite role as Race in “Newsies” where he was the King of New York.

Braden was active in his church and a member of the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 4 as a Star Scout. He was an honor student at Lakewood High School. He enjoyed volunteering for anything he could. Braden loved to be at Seneca Lake with friends and family kayaking. He truly lived life to the fullest. He was one of a kind!

He leaves behind his father and mother, Michael and Sherrie (Ervin) Poling of Heath; his Meemaw, Betty Ervin; aunt and uncle, Craig and Angela Black; cousins, Lauren (Victor) Gamboa and their daughter, Elena, Alec (Abby Cotterman) Harrison and their son, Rowan, Kristin (Neil) Bush and their children, Kaitlyn and Hudson; great aunts and uncles, Randy and Sue Spiker, Linda Stoner, and Charles and Dianne Skye; his adopted family, Josh and Kristen Williams and his “little sisters”, Haiden and Fiona Williams; amazing friends, Josiah, Brydon, Austin, Trinity S., Quonaiah, and Trinity H. just to name a few; and his beloved rescued dogs, Scarlet and Grayson.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandfather, Jerry Poling; great grandparents, Charles and Ruby Spiker, Richard and Edna Poling, and Ruth Clagg; and infant brother, Luke Poling.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Braden Poling Memorial Fund at Park National Bank. Proceeds will benefit the Fine Arts Department at Lakewood High School.

Visitation will be Sunday, August 18, from 2-6 PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark. A celebration of life service will be Monday, August 19, at 10:00 AM at the Neal Avenue United Methodist Church, 12 Neal Ave. Newark. Burial will follow the service in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

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

Phillip Edward Thornton of Newark, Ohio, July 19, 1932 – August 5, 2019

Phillip Edward Thornton

 

A gathering of family and friends for Phillip Edward Thornton, 87, of Newark, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark, where military honors will be conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.

Phillip passed away August 5, 2019, at Arlington Care Center.  He was born July 19, 1932, in Frankfort, Indiana, to the late Charles A. and Gertrude (McKenery) Thornton.

Phillip proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War, where he played trombone in the US 2nd Army band. He retired from Rockwell.  He was as a member of the Christian Life Center Church and played trombone in the church orchestra. He was an avid golfer, hard worker, and loved to sing.

He is survived by his step-daughter, Cindy Mitchell of Heath; step-granddaughter, Brittani Hill of Heath; step-great-grandchildren, Aryauna Mitchell, Hayden Gibson, Kameron Hill, and Brock Hill; girlfriend, Mari Jean Cannaley and her son, Richard (Michelle) Cruse; special friend, Tim Ghiloni, and good friends, Chris Hartley, Steve Wickline, and Jim Haff.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Mahala Mitchell, and son-in-law, Kameron Mitchell.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Christian Life Center Youth Department.

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

Jane Louise Linn of Thornville, OH, April 6, 1958 – August 7, 2019

Jane Louise Linn, age 61, of Thornville, passed away peacefully on August 7, 2019 at the Selma Markowitz Care Center. She was born on April 6, 1958 to Jonathan and Joan (Burgess) Stamm.

A memorial service will be held at 11am on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Brucker Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark, OH 43055. Family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Jane worked for Park National Bank for over 35 years. In her free time, she enjoyed playing pool and camping. More than anything, she loved spending time with her family and being Nana to her grandkids.

Jane is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Scott Linn; her mother, Joan (Stamm) Drake; children, Sara, Jonathan, Kyle, and Krystal Linn; grandchildren, Dominic, Logan, Isaiah, Kyler, Jade, Kage, and another boy on the way; aunts, Shirley Brehm, and Jean Wilson; mother-in-law, Bonnie Overton; and her beloved dog, Coco.

She is preceded in death by her father, Jonathan Stamm; stepfather, Eldon Drake; father-in-law, Philip Linn; grandparents, Myrle and Harry Burgess; aunt and uncle, Pat and Dan Perkins; uncles, Gene Wilson and Bob Brehm; and Grandma Betty.

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

Harry Alan Shepherd of Newark, Ohio, May 7, 1944 – August 5, 2019

Harry Alan Shepherd

 

A funeral service for Harry Alan Shepherd, 75, of Newark, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Wilson cemetery.  Family will receive friends from 12 to 1 p.m. Monday prior to the service at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.

 

Alan passed away August 5, 2019, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Care Center.  He was born May 7, 1944, in Havre de Grace, Maryland, to the late Bryce and Josephine C. (Arthur) Shepherd.

 

Alan retired from American National Can where he was a machinist.  He was a very active member of Nashport-Irville United Methodist Church, loved the outdoors, fishing and his motorcycle.

 

He is survived by his wife, Kathy E. (Ables) Shepherd; children, Kandra (Jon) Bullman of Toboso, Tracy (Sydney) Shepherd of Marne, Jamie Ables of Newark, Tamara (Shanna) Miller of Zanesville, and Raine Shepherd of Newark; brother, Charles (Cheryl) Shepherd of Newark; sister Claudia Neuhauser, Becky Whited and Kim (Tim) Werla of Venice Fla., and Tim (Staci) Siler of Aiken SC; grandchildren, Zoe, Calder, Cody, Garrett, Gavin, Chase, Blayne, Carolyn, and Carleigh; great-grandchildren, Stella, Vada, Cree, and Zyler and several nieces and nephews.

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father Harry Siler, sisters, Kathy Shepherd, Jennifer Siler, and Janene Siler; niece, Stephanie Siler, and grandson, Jordan Humphrey.

 

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio.

 

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