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Wilbur Wayne Brackett

November 26, 1913 ~ May 8, 2017 (age 103)

Wilbur Wayne Brackett, 103, of Akron passed away peacefully, on May 8, 2017. He was born on November 26, 1913 in Akron to the late Wayne and Ruth (Ashbury) Brackett.

Wilbur was a 1932 graduate of Akron Central High School. He is predeceased by his beloved wife of 74 years, Gladys Meiser. Wilbur worked as a carpenter for Erie County. He loved  working with wood and became well known as an expert cabinet-maker. He especially loved camping and fishing.

His children, Philip "Joe" Brackett of Batavia and Donna (Ronald) Hatcher of Akron survive him. Nine grandchildren, Twenty-one great -grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild also survive him. A daughter, Lois Weibel and daughter-in-law, Doris Brackett predeceases Wilbur.

Funeral Services will be private. The family would appreciate donations in Wilbur’s name to Brothers of Mercy. 


Charitable donations may be made to:

Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehab Center
10570 Bergtold Rd., Clarence, NY 14031,
Tel: 706-759-6985



 Service Information

Private Service


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