Roland Hackenbracht Jr.
WEST LAFAYETTE — Roland L. Hackenbracht Jr., 83, of 21479 County Road 410, West Lafayette, died Friday, May 30, 2008, at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital in Coshocton.
He was born April 24, 1925, in Newcomerstown to Sarah Mildred (Hathaway) and Roland L. Hackenbracht Sr. He served in the U.S. Navy from June 1, 1944, to May 24, 1946, and he was a dairy farmer. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newcomerstown; American Legion Post 466 of West Lafayette; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3303; Blue Ridge Grange, where he was 7th Degree; a member of the board of directors for 18 years at the Federal Land Bank of Mount Vernon; a charter member of the Republican National Committee; and was a Oxford Township Trustee in Coshocton County for 11 years.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria M. (Loader) Hackenbracht, whom he married on Oct. 5, 1952; two sons, Steven (Alexis) Hackenbracht and Thomas (Marie) Hackenbracht, both of West Lafayette; one daughter, Julie (Donald) Divelbiss of Butler; five grandchildren, Erin Wolford, Nathan Hackenbracht, Megan Haywood, Nigel Hackenbracht and Dalton Divelbiss; two great-grandchildren, Asher and Ephraim; five stepgrandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and one brother, Kenneth H. (Shirley) Hackenbracht of Mount Jackson, Va.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Calling hours will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown, where funeral services will be Tuesday, June 3, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Tom Barber and the Rev. Donald Silverthorne officiating. Burial will be Fairfield Cemetery in West Lafayette with military services conducted by the Newcomerstown Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 135 S. River St., Newcomerstown, OH 43832; or Hospice of Coshocton County, P.O. Box 1284, Coshocton, OH 43812. Online condolences may be made at www.addyfuneralhome.com.