Meadville Tribune

November 14, 2012

Kenneth David Brubaker

Meadville Tribune

LINESVILLE — Kenneth David Brubaker, 58, of Linesville, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.

Born Aug. 3, 1954, in Meadville, he was a son of James Henry and Florence Ann Largent Brubaker. He married Kathy Van Dusen on Feb. 14, 1982, at Linesville United Methodist Church.

He was a 1972 graduate of Linesville High School and Crawford County Area Vocational-Technical School.

Ken started working in the construction business. He also worked at Albro Pickle Factory in Springboro. For nine years he had worked for Crawford County 911.

He was a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and the International Wheelchair Aviators. He was a life member of Linesville Volunteer Fire Department.

For many years he was the bingo caller for Linesville Fire Department and the Knights of Columbus. Ken loved flying planes, riding his bicycle and was a railroad enthusiast.

Survivors include his loving wife of 30 years, Kathy Brubaker; his mother, Florence Ann Brubaker of Linesville; two sisters, Pam Hazelhurst and her husband, Gary, of Meadville, and Kay M. Brubaker of Linesville; a brother, James T. Brubaker of Linesville; a sister-in-law, Pam Brubaker of Linesville; three brothers-in-law, David Ford of Conneautville, Paul Van Dusen and his wife, Bonnie, of Linesville, and Steve Van Dusen of California; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Henry Brubaker; a brother, Joseph Clyde Brubaker; and a nephew, Shane Travis Ford.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from noon until 3 p.m. at Royal-Coleman Funeral Home, 6028 U.S. Highway 6, Linesville.

A memorial graveside service will follow at Linesville Cemetery, with Brenda Loucks officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Linesville Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 55, Linesville, Pa. 16424.

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