GREENVILLE — Maurice Edwin Brubaker, 80, of Greenville, formerly of Piqua, went home to be with the Lord at 1:55 p.m. Sunday, May 4, 2014, at his residence in Greenville. He was born in Piqua on Sept. 27, 1933, to the late Elmer A. and Bertha May (Norris) Brubaker.
Maurice is survived by two sons, Brian Brubaker of Greenville and Michael and Melissa Brubaker of Bradford; two daughters, and son-in-law, Brenda and Roman Paredez of Pickerington and Diana Allen of Greenville; one brother, William K. and Joan Brubaker of Greenville; one sister-in-law, Juanita Brubaker of Piqua; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by one brother, Linden D. Brubaker.
Maurice graduated from Piqua Central High School in 1952. He was a former member of Piqua Church of the Brethren. Maurice proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He is a member of the American Legion Post #140, Greenville. He was a Store Manager for Weiner's Department Store in Houston, Texas. He was also a Manager for Chemlawn Corp. in Houston, Texas.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua with Pastor Dan Glover officiating. Burial will follow at Miami Memorial Park, Covington. Full military honors will be presented by The Elite Tribute Squad. Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 15, P.O. Box 1118, Fairfield, OH 45018. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.melcher-sowers.com.