<![CDATA[West Alexandria, OH - BRUBAKER, Wesley, age 66 of West Alexandria, OH. went to be with the Lord Sat. April 12, 2014. He was born in Preble County on Nov. 8, 1947 to Arthur and Helen (Metzger) Brubaker. He was a 1965 graduate of Twin Valley South High School. He served as Pastor of Ascension Life Church for 24 years. His plastering and artistic skills blessed many in the community. He traveled often on mission trips to Kenya, Haiti, Peru, and Scotland. Wesley is survived by his wife of 33 years, Carolyn (Lockwood) Brubaker, 3 children, Andrew Brubaker, New York City, NY., Andrea (Jesse) Weaver, West Alexandria, OH., Angela (Chris) Biddle, Eaton, OH., their first grandson due in June, whose name is Calvin Wesley Weaver, and 3 brothers and 4 sisters, Louise Beachler, Paul (Wilma) Brubaker, Ellen Brubaker, Jim (Norma) Brubaker, Thomas (Laura) Brubaker, Barbara (Andy) Bambeck, Catharine (Stuart) Cook, and sisters-in-law, Vera Brubaker and Ruth Brubaker. He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers, David Brubaker and Martin Brubaker Wesley served as Eaton City Police Chaplain and was a board member both at the Preble County YMCA and Birthright of Eaton. He enjoyed playing the violin with the Richmond Community Orchestra. Friends may call at Ascension Life Church 3355 Fisher-Twin Road, West Alexandria on Wed. from 11-3 and 4-8P.M.. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M. Thurs. April 17, 2014 at Eaton Church of the Brethren 813 Camden Rd., Eaton, OH. with Pastor Dan Semsch officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, West Alexandria, OH. A Kenyan Ministry Memorial Fund has been establish in honor of Wesley. Donations should be made to "Ascension Life Church" (note in memo "KMM Fund")and sent to: C/O Carol Sears 211 S. Beech St. #102, Eaton, Ohio 45320. Donations can also be made to "Gideons International" (P.O. Box 141 Eaton, Ohio, 45320-0141). Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home, West Alexandria, OH. is in charge of arrangements. For condolences: www.lindloffzimmerman.com
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