Robert D. Brickley, 83

Posted on November 5, 2012

Robert D. Brickley, 83, of Markle, passed away at 10:15 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Markle Health and Rehab Facility.
Born on May 26, 1929, in Rock Creek, Wells County to Clarence and Lola (Pence Gilbert) Brickley, he was united in marriage to Particia (Wall) Brickley on June 6, 1954, in Bluffton; she survives.
Robert worked for Wayne Metals as a truck driver for many years. He served his country as a member of the United States Army from 1950-1953, and was a tank operator during the Korean War.  Robert was a member of the Bluffton American Legion Post 111, as well as a member of Markle United Methodist Church.
Additional survivors include two sons, Karl Brickley of Bluffton and Kevin (Judy) Brickley of Roanoke; two daughters, Lisa (Stan) Trainer of Markle,  and Theresa Egolf of Yuma, Ariz.; three sisters, Kathleen Houtz, Judy Cupp and Barbara Smekens; four grandchildren, Heath A. Pinkerton, Lori A. Rice, Maria R. Egolf, and Ashlee R. Trainer; and six great-grandchildren, Gavin Bickel, Sutton A. Rice, Craig A. Pinkerton, Ashton T. Pinkerton, Maryssa Pinkerton, and Troy L. Howard.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, Lori Brickley, and Tina Brickley; one son, Greg Brickley; four brothers, Kenneth Brickley Casey Brickley, Greg Brickley, and Jerrold Gilbert; one sister, Nova Lee Barrick; and two great-grandchildren, Jayson Trainer, and Craig B. Pinkerton.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee Street.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will take place at the Horeb Cemetery in Markle.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Markle United Methodist Church, or the Indiana Alzheimer’s Association in care of Myers Funeral Home.
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