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Michael Richard Brooker

Michael Richard Brooker, 77, of Pataskala, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020, following an extended illness. He was born January 20, 1943, in Portsmouth, Ohio, the son of the late Floyd R. and Margaret (Nagel) Brooker. He graduated from Lakewood High School, Class of 1961, and worked as a landscaper.

He is survived by his daughter, Shelly Bricker and her children, Brandon, Robert and Elizabeth; his son, Rick; his daughter, Sharon; his brother, David and Kathy Brooker of Pataskala; and his sisters, Jane (John) Keener of Alabama, and Rose Goss of Newark.

In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by his brothers, Paul and Mark Brooker; his sister, Louise Mann; and his second wife, Sharon Brooker.

The family would like to thank Hospice of Central Ohio, especially Mark for their loving care of Michael.

Honoring his wishes, there will be no services at this time. A celebration of his life will follow in the summer months, with a tree dedication at Dawes Arboretum.

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for Michael and his family. Please log onto to leave a message of comfort and support for the family.

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