GREGORY BRICKHOUSE, 53 OAK PARK - Gregory Brickhouse, 53, of Oak Park, formerly a 15 year resident of Freeport, IL and Chicago, passed away at his home on August 18, 2013. Mr. Brickhouse was born in Chicago on February 22, 1960 to the late James and Lucille Brickhouse. He graduated from Marshall High School in Chicago and attended Malcolm X College also in Chicago. For many years he worked as a mechanic in the automotive industry. He found joy in helping others through odd jobs and building and repairs. He is survived by his daughter, Wendy Brickhouse of Oak Park. Other survivors include five brothers; four sisters; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister. A visitation will be held Sunday, August 25, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Funeral Service on Monday, August 26 at 12 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Interment Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park.