Wesley E. Brubaker (82)
Birth: September 7, 1937
Death: November 9, 2019
Wesley E. Brubaker, 82, of Carmi, Illinois, died Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Carmi Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Carmi. He was born September 7, 1937, in Belvidere, Illinois, the son of John Avon Brubaker and Minnie Marie (Schuldt) Brubaker. He married his wife of over 60 years, Barbara Anderson, on January 9, 1959.
Wesley was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He enjoyed woodworking, tinkering, mowing and taking care of his lawn, and spending time with friends and family.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Brubaker of Carmi; daughters Peggy (John) Anderson of Winter Haven, Florida, Penny (Jim) Lindley of Carmi; grandchildren Tabitha (Kevin) Hylton, Terah Danielle Lindley, and Andrew Michael Lindley; great grandchildren Mason, Madisen, and Mileigh; niece Beth (Dan) Reineking of Illinois; and nephew Dale (Laura) Langston of Arizona.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters Beverly Casey and Deone Langston; and granddaughter Veronica Nicole Anderson.
In keeping with Wesley’s wishes, his remains were cremated.
A memorial celebration of Wesley’s life will be at 4 pm, Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1405 County Road 730 East, Carmi, Illinois. There is no prior visitation.
Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi is in charge of arrangements.