Thomas E. Brocklehurst, 57, of Alliance and formerly Minerva, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, in his home.
He was born April 18, 1957, in Fort Benning, Ga., to the late Dr. Warren and Patricia (Stark) Brocklehurst. He worked for Colfor Manufacturing in Malvern for 24 years and was a member of the Minerva First Presbyterian Church. He graduated from Kiski High School and attended The Ohio State University.
He is survived by three daughters, Nicole (Brad) Crawford of Minerva, Faith (Nicklaus) Tarbet of East Rochester, and Lorissa Brocklehurst of Minerva; son, Robert (Jeannie) Brocklehurst of Canton; two sisters, Patty Reed of Minerva, and Polly (Scott) Jones of Willoughby; brother, W. Ben (Brenda) Brocklehurst of Tennessee; 10 grandchildren, Nicholas and Brennen Crawford, Lane, Colt and Presley Tarbet, Justin, Jayce, Jacob and Joe Brocklehurst and Riley Johns; and a great-granddaughter, Ava Crawford.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be held Friday, Dec. 28, 7 p.m., in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva. Friends may call one hour prior to services. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.