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Richard  Bricker

Richard Gene Bricker

September 7, 1932 - October 19, 2019
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Richard Gene Bricker, age 87, of Moravia passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2019 of complications from cancer, at his residence under the care of EveryStep Hospice. He was born in Williamson, Iowa to George H. and Suzy (Johnson) Bricker on September 7, 1932.

Richard married Louise Aubrey On April 21, 1955 in Ottumwa, and they were blessed with three children, Debra, Pam, and Cindy. He was enlisted with the United States Army, and fought in the Korean War. He worked at John Deere, retiring in 1994.

He was a former member of the American Legion of Albia and Ottumwa, and a member of UAW Local 74. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and wintering in southern Texas, especially Rio Grande Valley. Richard loved to go to the local clubs and square dance with Louise. He was a member of the Lads and Lassies Square Dance Club. Richard was always in a hurry to go somewhere, and always in a hurry to get home.

Richard is survived by his wife, Louise Bricker of Moravia; children, Pam Bricker and Ted Spurgin of Moravia, Cindy Charlson of Ohio; grandchildren, Lucas (Ashley) Bricker, Mindy (Nate) Sager, Cassi Jones, T.J. Spurgin, Stacy Lusch and Scott Ammons, Lezlee (Rob) Copeland, Garrett Sager and Melissa, Darcy Schelker, Drew (Leann) Charlson; twenty-four great grandchildren, and a brother, Francis (Patty) Bricker of Albia. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Suzy Bricker; daughter, Debra Bricker, grandson, Brandon Sager; brothers, John Bricker, George Bricker Jr., and step mother, Jessie Bricker.

Celebration of Life Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 25, 2019 at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Albia with Rev. Roger Henry and Pastor Terry Chapman officiating. Inurnment will follow in Oakview Cemetery with military rites conducted by the American Legion of Albia, Lovilia, and Melrose, and also the Patriot Guard. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2019 opening to the public at 1:00 p.m., and Richard’s family will be present to greet friends from 4-7 p.m. at Sinnott Funeral Home in Albia. Memorials may be directed to EveryStep Hospice or to the Multiple Myeloma Foundation. Online condolences may be left for the family at sinnottfuneralhome.com.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday October 24, 2019 | 1:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday October 24, 2019 1:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Sinnott Funeral Home ~ Albia
    Address
    2030 Hwy 5
    ALBIA, IA 52531
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  • Service

    Friday October 25, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Friday October 25, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    Trinity United Methodist Church
    Address
    1117 Benton Ave. East
    Albia, IA 52531
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  • Interment

    Location
    Oakview Cemetery
    Address
    602 2nd Ave. East
    Albia, IA
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  • Reception

    Location
    Trinity United Methodist Church ~ Albia
    Address
    1117 Benton Ave E
    ALBIA, IA 52531
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Sharon Boehnke

Posted at 06:38pm
Louise,Pam,Ted please accept my condolences for the loss of your husband and father .I pray that God will comfort you and help you get through this hard time in your life. YOU are in my prayers Sharon Boehnke
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