Herbert Gary Brickey, age 69 of Lowell, formerly of Hesperia, MI, passed away on February 2, 2023, following a long battle with cancer.
The son of Herbert (Junior) Brickey and Evelyn (Riker) Brickey was born on April 30, 1953, in Fremont, MI. Gary was involved in many sports while he attended Hesperia High School. After graduation, he joined the U.S. Army as a Military Policeman, and afterwards studied criminal justice at West Shore Community College. He eventually retired from the State of Michigan Department of Corrections.
Gary is survived by his children, Jason (Jenny) Brickey of Minnesota, Heather (Terry Curlis) Brickey of Ohio, Benjamin Brickey of Lowell, MI; step-daughters, Shannon (Ron) Whitney, Heather (Ryan) Hooper, both of Michigan; eleven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Sandy Brickey of Newaygo, MI; aunts, Joyce Wilkerson of Lowell, MI, Ora-Lyn Bitson of Fremont, MI; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Meeting him in heaven are his parents; brother, Mike Brickey; granddaughter, Roselyn Skye; and his beloved wife, Ann (Rader) Brickey.
A memorial service will be announced at a later time.
A good man, a good neighbor.
So sorry for your loss Jason, Heather, and BJ. May you all be blessed during this difficult time. Your dad and all of you are special being from a small town.
My condolences to the Brickey family God bless and peace to all
Our deepest sympathy to Gary’s entire family. He was such a nice man and will be missed by many.