Welcome to the memorial page for

Francis "Butch" Wickwire

November 7, 1943 ~ March 26, 2017 (age 73)

Francis “Butch” Wickwire, 73, of Norton went home to be with the Lord on March 26, 2017 with family by his side. He was born November 7, 1943 in Barberton. Butch was a devoted husband to his wife of 40 years and a loving father to his 3 sons and 3 daughters. Butch loved the Lord and was a member of Union Missionary Baptist Church where he was a trustee for many years. He loved to laugh and could light up a room with his smile and laughter.

Butch was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers; 1 sister; son, Steven; and daughter-in-law, Lisa.

Butch is survived by his wife, Betty; sons, David and Russell (Elizabeth); daughters, Celenia (Bucky) Spaulding, Traci (Richard) Kelsey, Emily (Ben) Nank; 16 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, 1 sister.

Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3250 Greenwich Rd. on March 31, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Union Missionary Baptist Church, 4131 Swain Dr. Norton, on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor William Moore and Pastor Mike Cope officiating. Interment at Western Star Cemetery.  

 Service Information

March 31, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bacher Funeral Home
3250 Greenwich Road
Norton, OH 44203

Funeral Service
April 1, 2017

10:00 AM
Union Missionary Baptist Church
4131 Swain Drive
Norton, Ohio 44203

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