Richard “Dick” Allen Brackemyre

Richard “Dick” Allen Brackemyre


Richard “Dick” Allen Brackemyre, 82, of Seymour, Indiana passed away peacefully at home on Saturday November 28, 2020.

Born June 10, 1938 in Jackson County, he was the son of Wilford M. and Rosa Bernice (Creamer) Brackemyre.

On September 6, 1956 Richard enlisted in the United States Air Force where he traveled the world serving 4 years ending September 5, 1962. On January 21, 1962 he married Marjorie Louise (Lahne) Brackemyre with whom he had two children. In 1988 he retired from Cummins Engine Plant.

Richard enjoyed antique tractors, sprint car racing, motorcycles, talking about history to the local farmers and friends, raising cows with his son, and spending time with his children, his grandchildren, and his great granddaughter.

Survivors include his daughter Debra Lynne Brackemyre (Margaret Pontius), son Robert Allen Brackemyre (Juvona Rumph), Grandchild Taylor Dawn Lewis (Taylor A. Lewis), great grand child Peyton Renee Lewis, Carolyn Kent, and brother Danny Jo Brackemyre (Jayne).

He was preceded in death by his wife Majorie Louise Brackemyre, his parents, and his brother Robert Nelson Brackemyre.

Masonic service will be conducted Thursday at 10:00 a.m. with funeral services immediately following at Voss and Sons Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted by ministers Roger Hilbert and Angel Abshear. Burial will follow at Reddington Cemetery with full military services.

Family asks that friends may call at Voss and Sons Funeral Service on Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. and on Thursday after 9 a.m. until time of service.

In accordance with CDC guidelines, masks are required before admittance to the funeral home as well as social distancing within the building. We kindly ask that there be no physical contact such as hugs or handshakes to protect staff and the family. Attendance is limited to 50 people at any given time.

Family asks that memorial checks be written to Jackson Lodge 146 Scholarship through Voss and Sons Funeral Service.

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