NORWALK, Conn. Virgil Lewis Brickhouse, 54, of Bridgeport, died March 30.
Brickhouse was a former driver for Norwalk Transit, Wheels Company and received many awards and recognitions during his employment there.
He was born May 3, 1957, in Eastville, Va., to Earlene Brickhouse-Scovens and the late Robert Lewis Brickhouse. He attended Katherine Gibbs Business School for Computer Technology.
Brickhouse was employed as a security officer and supervisor for various work sites in Fairfield and as a mover and long-distance truck driver for Morse Moving Company.
He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Hansboro-Brickhouse, of Bridgeport; six children, Tangie (Thomas) Beaty of Columbia, S.C., Sharone Brickhouse of Laura, Md., and Nicole (Yves) Jean, Crystal (Andrew) Ganat, LaTesha Brickhouse and Lamont Hansboro, all of Bridgeport; his mother, Earlene, of Fredericksburg, Va.; his stepfather, Ernest Scovens, of Norwalk; a brother, Robert Brickhouse, of Norwalk; five sisters, Elaine Lawrence, of Norwalk, Frances Branch, of Norfolk, Va., and Jo-Ann Lancaster, Darlene (Marvin) Bolden and Tanya (Nathan) Housey, all of Fredericksburg, Va., and six grandchildren.
Calling hours will be from 9 to 10 a.m. on Friday, followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church in Norwalk with Rev. Dr. Lindsay Curtis officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery. Arrangements are by Downer Funeral Home in Norwalk.
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