Don served his country as a Corporal in the 969th engineering corps for the U.S. Army veteran in Korean War from 1950-52. He was a 1947 graduate of Wooster High School and was a manager for Taylor Beverage in Canton, Ohio for over 25 years. He was married to the late Catherine (Christides) Bricker for 49 years. Don was a faithful member of St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Massillon and the AHEPA Chapter 74.
Pre-deceased were his brother John Bricker and Hazel Bricker, sisters Vivian (Bricker) Coleman and Marvin Coleman and Geraldine Bricker, Brother-in-law Ernie Paris and Sophie (Christides) Paris.
He is survived by his sister Marilyn (Bricker) Moauro, sons Jeffery Bricker and Maureen (Lynch), Donald Bricker, Jr, and Mark Bricker and Mary Elaine (Holmes); Nieces and Nephews: Gale Coleman and Jo Hachi, Karen (Coleman) and Bob Cheslock, David Coleman, Mary Lou (Bricker) and Roger Clark, and Laurie (Bricker) and Mark Hoff. Don’s loving grandchildren: Michael S. Bricker, Daniel Bricker, Lauren Bricker, Aaron and Terri (Bendyna) Payne, Matthew and Jamie (Holden) Bricker, Moriah Bricker, Marina Bricker and Michael T. Bricker.
The family would like to thank the entire staff at the Aultman Hospital and Aultman Compassionate Care Center for their outstanding tender care. Special gratitude goes to care giver, Sharon McCallister.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 10 at St. George Greek Orthodox Church with Reverend Father Yannie Verginis and Reverend Father Constantine G. Shiepis officiating. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Monday, December 9 at Atkinson Feucht Hare Funeral Home in Massillon. The Trisagion Service will be 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. The family requested memorials be reverently given to St. George Greek Orthodox Church in lieu of flowers. Burial will be in Massillon Cemetery. Tributes may be placed at www.atkinsonfeucht.com
Atkinson Feucht Hare Funeral Home of Massillon