Breece Warner Arnold Breece, 96, of Sunbury passed away early Saturday morning June 21, 2014 at the Laurels of Worthington. He was born November 12, 1917 in Delaware to the late C.C. Breece and Brigie (Barrett) Breece. He served his country during World War II as a member of the United States Navy. He later owned and operated Breece's Greenhouse in Sunbury for many years. He especially enjoyed gardening and was an avid golfer. He was also a lifetime member of the Knights of Pythias. Left to cherish his memory is his son, James D. (Susan) Breece of Columbus; daughters, Linda (Charlie) Cox of Westerville and Rebecca (Kenneth) MacKenzie of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and four great great-grandchildren; sister, Joan (William) Strohl of Delaware; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Vera Louise (Bringle) Breece, brothers Cyrus Russell Lawrence Howard and Donald and sisters Florence McKee and Ethel (Reenie) Miller. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 26 from 5 - 8 p.m. and on Friday, June 27 one hour prior to the 1 p.m. Celebration of Life services at the DEVORE-SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, 637 State Route 61, Sunbury, OH. Burial will follow in Sunbury Memorial Park with military honors provided at graveside. Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories may be shared by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Devore-Snyder Funeral Home
637 State Route 61 Sunbury, OH 43074
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on June 23, 2014