Monthly Archives: September 2019

Donna Marlene Greathouse of Heath, OH, July 3, 1938 – September 21, 2019

Donna Marlene Greathouse, age 81, of Heath, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Selma Markowitz Care Center. She was born on July 3, 1938 to the late Harry and Lena (Twigg) Thompson in Newark, OH.

A memorial service will be held at 3pm on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Christian Apostolic Church, 22 N. 23rd St, Newark, OH 43055. Donna will be laid to rest at Newark Memorial Gardens.

Donna loved being active in Christian Apostolic Church and spending time with her church family. In her free time, she liked to travel, and sight see or just sit and watch the wildlife that came into her yard.

Donna is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Dale Greathouse. She also leaves behind her children, Dalene (Dale) Yokum and Randolph Greathouse; grandchildren, Miranda (Scott) Huey, Brittany (Jay) Lytle, Victoria Greathouse, and Lauren Greathouse; great grandchildren, Kaylin, Brooklyn, and Josiah; and siblings, Glen Thompson, May (Earl) Richardson, Marie Sunkel, Joyce Wyde, and Debbie Parsons.

In addition to her parents, Donna is preceded in death by her brother, Eddie Thompson, and sister, June Thompson.

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Hermine “Mimi” Foxall of Heath, OH, May 28, 1926 – September 21, 2019

Hermine “Mimi” Foxall, age 93, of Heath, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, September 21, 2019. She was born on May 28, 1926 to the late John and Flora (Lichtner) Steinman in Zanesville, OH.

A memorial service will be held at 11am on Friday, October 4, 2019 at Heath United Methodist Church, 1149 Hebron Rd, Heath, OH 43056. Family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service at the church.

Mimi was a long-time member of Heath United Methodist Church. She spent her life being kind and generous to others. She also volunteered with Licking Memorial Hospital and at Granville Christian Academy.

Mimi is survived by her children, Jacquie Foxall and Jeff (Kerrie) Foxall; grandson, Joel Foxall; many nieces and nephews; special friend, Laura Luth, and special neighbors, Wendy and Dana.

In addition to her parents, Mimi is preceded in death by her husband, Robert T. Foxall; 4 brothers and 4 sisters.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, OH 43058.

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

 

Ronald Dean McIntyre of Newark, April 29, 1968 – September 16, 2019

Ronald Dean McIntyre, 51, of Newark, died Monday, September 16, 2019. He was born April 29, 1968 to Walter and Bonnie (Landis) McIntyre.

Ron graduated from Newark High School class of 1986. He was an avid sports fan, especially of the New York Yankees and Oakland Raiders. Ron attended, whenever possible the Yankees would play a local team. Ron also enjoyed playing sports as he played in several softball leagues throughout the years. Ron was a great person with an outgoing personality. He was well liked by everybody he met. Ron will be sorely missed by all the friends and family that he left behind.

He is survived by his mother, Bonnie McIntyre; two sisters, Anita Young of Crooksville and Carolyn of the home; and one brother, Steven McIntyre of Newark.

He was preceded in death by his father, Walter; and two brothers.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-8 PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Newark, A funeral service will be Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2486 Granville Rd., Granville. Burial will follow the service in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

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Meloney I. “Millie” Clark of Newark, Ohio, November 23, 1950 – September 19, 2019

Meloney I. “Millie” Clark

 

A gathering of family and friends for Meloney I. “Millie” Clark, 68, of Newark, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.

Millie, a secretary for Licking Valley High School for 25 years, passed away September 19, 2019, at Riverside Methodist Hospital.  She was born November 23, 1950, in Lumberton, NC, to the late Arren and Joyce (Sealey) Ivey.

Millie was a 1968 graduate of Lumberton High School and attended Mars Hill University and The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She enjoyed attending her children and grandchildren’s sporting events and loved her job at Licking Valley High School, where she enjoyed helping the kids and the people she worked with.

She is survived by her husband, Philip C. Clark, Jr.; daughter, Ashley (Kory) Hartman of Lima; son, Philip C. (Maria) Clark, III, of Newark; grandchildren, Reece and Trent Clark and Madison and Cooper Hartman, uncle, William (Barbara) Sealey; brothers-in-law, Chris (Judy) Clark and David Clark both of Newark, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Ronnie Ivey.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wyatt Adkins Heart Organization, 103 Flowers Dr., Newark, Ohio 43055.

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Steven Troy Cockerham of Newark, October 19, 1969 – September 14, 2019

Steven ‘Troy’ Cockerham born in Columbus, Ohio on October 19, 1969, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 14, 2019. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert L. Cockerham and mother, Elizabeth A. Cockerham (Rannebarger-South). 

He is survived by his sons, Joseph, Adam, and Kyle; brothers Dan, David, Doug, and Scott; and sister, Donna Cockerham. 

Steven served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a veteran of Desert Shield/Storm.  After the war, he served and subsequently retired as a Police Officer with the Columbus Division of Police in the Patrol Subdivision.  Steven loved being a proactive Policeman, and possessed the courage of a lion and the heart of a lamb.  His heroism, as well as his compassion was well known within the Columbus Division of Police.  His passion for serving the public was second only to his love and devotion to his three sons. 

A public viewing will be held from 4-7 pm on Friday Sept. 20th at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark, where a memorial service will follow at 7:00 PM. 

Rest in sweet peace dear ‘Tro-bo’.

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Beverly Ann Yoakam of Utica, Ohio, February 4, 1937 – September 16, 2019

Beverly Ann Yoakam, 82, of Utica, passed away September 16, 2019 at Flint Ridge Nursing Home surrounded by family while holding the hand of her husband, Bob and granddaughter, Christina. She was born February 4, 1937 in Licking County to the late Oren and Edna (Riggleman) Kinney.

Bev previously worked as a cook at Northview Senior Center in Johnstown. She was very active in volunteer work at Homer Elementary School and Northridge High School. Bev was Treasurer for NHS music boosters for 17 years. She and her husband, Bob were active with the Homer PTO food building at the Hartford Fair. She also cooked for the 4-H band camp. Bev was a member of the Highwater Congregation Church.

She is survived by her husband Bob of almost 65 years, married Dec 3, 1954; son, Bob Jr. of the home; daughters, Brenda Duncan of Newark and Kay Showman of Frazeysburg; sisters, Donna Dean, Carolyn Mitchell, and Linda (Joey) Lenegar all of Newark; several grandchildren,  great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by daughter, Lori Yoakam; a brother, Willard Baker; and a son-in-law, Joe Duncan, Sr.

Memorial contributions may be made to Highwater Congregational Church, 1213 Dutch Lane Rd. NW, Newark, OH 43055.

Visitation will be Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark, where the funeral service will be Friday at 10:00 AM with Pastor Dan Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow the service in Wilson Cemetery.

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Clifford Neighbarger of Newark, OH, June 4, 1925 – September 13, 2019

Clifford Neighbarger, age 94, of Newark, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 13, 2019 at Middleton Nursing Home. He was born on June 4, 1925 to the late James and Mabel (Hill) Neighbarger in Newark, OH.

A funeral service will be held at 11am on Wednesday, September 18, 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. Services will be officiated by Pastor Chris Adams and Cliff will be laid to rest at St. Joseph’s Cemetery following the service.

Cliff worked at Sears for 24 years and left to become an insurance agent for State Farm Insurance in 1969. He worked from his office on Hebron Rd for 24 years. Cliff retired in June 1993. He proudly volunteered to serve in the Navy in 1943 and became a radar instructor at the technical training center in Memphis, TN. His last 6 months of service was spent in the Pacific-Asiatic Theatre as an aviation radioman, serving in an evacuation squadron.

In his earlier years, while attending St. John’s United Church of Christ, Cliff taught Sunday School, Chaired the Mr. and Mrs. Club and was president of the Church Council many times. He later attended St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and was a member of the Evangelism Committee, Co-Chaired the greeting program, and served as president of the Faith After 55 organization for several years. Most recently, Cliff was a member of Christ Lutheran Church of Heath. He was an active member and promotor of the R.O.F. organization and two men’s groups. Cliff was a past president and charter member of the Newark Toastmasters Club. Cliff spent his free time volunteering at the Food Pantry Network of Licking County.

Cliff loved to travel. He and his wife, Betty, travelled all over the world, some of their favorite places were Greece, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, and Russia.

Cliff is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Elizabeth (Fleming) Neighbarger; children, Janet (Sidney) Gerber, Elizabeth (Dr. William) Winkler, John (Megan) Neighbarger, Clifford Neighbarger, Jr., Ronald (Barb) Neighbarger, Raymond (Julia) Pallares; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Cliff is preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley Neighbarger; daughter, Cyndy Leach; and brother, Howard Neighbarger.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Food Pantry Network of Licking County, 1035 Brice Rd, Newark, OH 43055.

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

Barbara Louise Keaser of Newark, OH, April 18, 1921 – September 15, 2019

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Barbara Louise Keaser, age 98, of Newark, passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Alter Care North. She was born on April 18, 1921 to the late Charles and Laura (Amos) Zipperer in Newark, OH.

A funeral service will be held at 11am on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Brucker Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark, OH 43055. Family will greet friends from 6-8pm on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at the funeral home. Services will be officiated by Pastor Johnny Friesner and Barbara will be laid to rest at Newark Memorial Gardens following the service.

Barbara is survived by her children, David Zipperer, Sue (Jim)Drumm, Kenny (Joyce) Keaser, and Kathy (Bob) Ingram; 13 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Barbara is preceded in death by her stepfather, Albert Wandler; husband, Kenny Keaser, Sr.; sister, Mary Wooten; and daughter, Becky Porter.

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

Vicki Lynn Richard of Newark, Ohio, December 3, 1958 – September 10, 2019

Vicki Lynn Richard

 

A Celebration of Life service for Vicki Lynn Richard, 60, of Newark, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday September 21, 2019, at R-Lake, 2807 Johnstown-Alexandria Rd., Alexandria, Ohio 43001.

Vicki, a homemaker, passed away September 10, 2019, at the OSU Medical Center.  She was born December 3, 1958, in Cambridge, Ohio to the late Pete and Jerry (Bell) Gravens.

Vicki enjoyed a full and rewarding life with her husband Mike of 38 years. She had a passion for music and was a musician for most of her life. She was known for her infectious smile, upbeat attitude, and her kind and compassionate heart. She loved her husband, family and friends more than we could put into words. Bargain shopping and gardening were also some of her pleasures in life. Our memories of her will forever be cherished.

She is survived by her husband, Michael A. Richard, Sr.; children, Melody (Reice Beers) Richard, Harmony (Aaron McDole) Richard, Michael A (Jacqui) Richard, Jr., and Todd Richard all of Newark; brother, Terry (Sylvia) Williams of Newark; sister, Toni (Chris Cronk) Pickens of Newark; grandchildren, Daniel Beers, Michael Richard, Mackinley Richard, and Luck Richard, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Tracy Clark and Dawni Gravens.

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Richard Lee Eikelberry of Newark, OH, February 13, 1952 – September 12, 2019

Richard “Rick” Lee Eikelberry, age 67, of Newark, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at his home. He was born on February 13, 1952 to Ed and Marjorie (Boring) Eikelberry in Newark, OH.

A funeral service will be held at 1pm on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Brucker Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N.21st Street, Newark, OH 43055. Family will greet friends from 11am-1pm prior to the service. Pastor Wally McLaughlin will officiate, and burial will follow at Wilson Cemetery.

Rick graduated from Granville High School in 1970 and proudly served his country as a member of the US Navy during Vietnam. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping.

Rick is survived by his mother; sisters, Donna Compton, Carol (James) Randall, and Laura Clary; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, Rick is preceded in death by his wife, Marlene Eikelberry.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association, 5455 N. High Street Columbus, OH 43214.