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William Henry Brickous

January 14, 1932 August 1, 2019
William Henry Brickous
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Obituary for William Henry Brickous

William Henry Brickous, son of the late William Counselor Brickous and Mamie Brickous, was born on January 14, 1932. He departed this life on August 1, 2019 at the Stratford Manor Rehabilitation and Care Center, West Orange, New Jersey.

William is now reunited with his wife, the late Rosetta Smith Brickous. William was preceded in death by his brother, Jacob Martin; and sisters, Sadie Davis and Arkie Wilkins.

William Henry received his education from Hertford High School, Class of 1951 in Hertford, North Carolina. After graduating high school he joined the Army and served honorably in the Korean War. He married his first wife, Marlene Deatrice, and in that union they created two children. He later relocated to New Jersey and worked in several positions until obtaining his final position as a baker. William worked for Bonds Bakery and Tip Top Bakery.

William dedicated his life to Christ, joining First Baptist Missionary Church. There he served as a youth Sunday School teacher. William Henry loved to dress, truly enjoyed living life, and was very outspoken.

Everlasting memories of William Henry will be cherished by: his three children, Jane Brickous of Atlantic City, NJ, Larry Brickous (Kathy) of Hertford, NC and Samantha Johnson of Timberlake, NC; four grandchildren, Lakisha, Sharnae, Lonell and Zair; two great grandchildren; two siblings, Mrs. Barbara B. Harrell and Mr. Alonzo Brickous (Terry); a very special nephew, Arthur Harrell Jr.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Visitation

Friday

9

Aug

10:00 AM 8/9/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Perry Funeral Home

34 Mercer St.
Newark, NJ 07103

Perry Funeral Home
34 Mercer St. Newark 07103 NJ
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

9

Aug

11:00 AM 8/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Perry Funeral Home

34 Mercer St.
Newark, NJ 07103

Perry Funeral Home
34 Mercer St. Newark 07103 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

Arneytown, NJ

Arneytown NJ
United States
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