Obituary for Benjamin Brickner
Brickner, Benjamin E. "Ben" beloved husband for 50 years of Sandra (Speakman) Brickner. Loving father of Patty (Kenny) Van Cleve, Mary (Jason) Carr and the late Becky Teeken. Devoted grandfather of Abby and Ben Henke. Dear brother of Fran Brickner, Edwena Heitfield and the late Jean Thomas, Betty Brickner and Bob Brickner. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Ben was also preceded in death by his parents, Edward & Rowena (Riese) Brickner and his in laws, Robert "Bob" & Elsie (Walton) Speakman. Passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at the age of 75 years. Ben was a 25 year member of the Ohio Odd Fellows # 140,The Madison Encampment # 60 and a track official for over 20 years. He was a huge supporter of the Hamilton County Special Olympics, Harrison Wrestlin Family and The Hamilton County 4-H Community. Visitation Friday, from 4 pm to 8 pm (Odd Fellows services will be held at 8pm) at The Minges Funeral Home, 10385 New Haven Rd. (Harrison), where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10am. Burial services will follow at St. John-The-Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to The Hamilton County Special Olympics, 4790 Red Bank Expressway, Suite 206. Cincinnati, Ohio 45227 or the charity of ones choice.