Walter “Walt” Harry Brickey of Davisville, Missouri was born November 19, 1938 in Berryman, Missouri to Harry and May Fitzwater Brickey and passed away Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the age of 81 years, 3 months and 4 days.
Walt served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. He was a 50 year member of the Eagles Club in Viburnum, Missouri.
Walt had attended the Lost Creek Baptist Church and was baptized in that faith many years ago. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, making wine and gardening.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and May Brickey; infant brother, Eudell Brickey; and two sisters, Loretta (Donald) Essmyer and Sarah Louise (Otis Ray) Free.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Mima Brickey of Davisville, Missouri; one son, “Bud” Brickey of Belgrade, Missouri; three daughters, Donna Sue Brickey of Potosi, Missouri, Amanda Nash of Farmington, Missouri and Sharon Sanders of Opelika, Alabama; two step sons, Terry (Nickie) Gibson and Warren Dale Gibson, all of Potosi, Missouri; two step daughters, Leatha (Darrell) Pierce and Brenda Gibson, all of Viburnum, Missouri; 15 grandchildren, Blake, Gabriel, Kelsey, Thomas, Justin, Chad, Seth, Eric Shane, Isaiah, Taylor, Kyle, Kaysie, Emily, Debbie and Michael; 21 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 with Rev. Jerry Beers officiating. Special music of “Amazing Grace,” “My Chains are Gone” and “In the Garden” was sung by Sis McPherson and Emily Barton with Mandy Cason on piano.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Czar Cemetery in Viburnum, Missouri.
Casket bearers were Blake Gibson, Gabriel Gibson, Thomas Keith, Chad Gibson, Eric Shane Streckfus and Seth Gibson with Kyle Brickey, Michael Christopher, Isaiah Gibson and John Maness as honorary.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.