Robert W. Brickley, 83
Posted on August 14, 2014
Robert W. Brickley, 83, of Markle, passed away at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
Bob was a 1948 graduate of Rock Creek High School in Huntington County. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He was a lifelong crop and livestock farmer in both Wells and Huntington counties. Bob was a member of the Markle United Methodist Church, Bluffton American Legion Post 111, REMC board for 38 years and the Wheels of Yesteryear Tractor Club. He enjoyed collecting, restoring and driving antique tractors as well as woodworking.
Bob was born Nov. 26, 1930, in Huntington County, the son of Paul and Grace Eichorn Brickley.
He was united in marriage to Rosalynn Stahl Aug. 24, 1952, in Markle. Rosalynn preceded him in death Nov. 8, 2013.
Survivors include three sons, Scott Brickley of Markle, Kevin L. (Donna) Brickley of Bluffton, and Brian (Betty) Brickley of Warren; a sister, Marsha (Bill) Thomas of Markle; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Louise K. Inskeep, on Jan. 7, 2008.
Visitation will be held Sunday, Aug. 17, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee St., Markle. A funeral service will be held Monday, Aug. 18, at 10 a.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel with Pastor Steve McPeek officiating. Interment will be at the Sparks Cemetery in Markle at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made out to Markle United Methodist Church in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.
To sign Mr. Brickley’s online guest registry visit, www.myersfuneralhomes.com.
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