William Reckers, Sr.

August 30, 1926 - March 23, 2014

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William G. “Hi-Pockets” Reckers, Sr., 87, of Covington, KY., passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014 at St. Elizabeth Health Care in Edgewood, KY. He retired from Hudepohl Brewery in Cincinnati, Ohio as a Fork Lift Operator in the Bottling Dept., prior to working at Hudepohl he was with Burger Beer for 26 years as a Fork Lift Operator in the Bottling Dept. William was a member of St. Augustine Church, Knights of Columbus, worked part time security with Pinkerton and Loved playing Bingo. He is preceded in death by his Wife: Blanche Mae Reckers in 2011. William is survived by Daughters: Diane (John) Schaefer, Cheryl (Randall) Johnson and Rosemarie (George) Starr; Son: William G. (Bonnie) Reckers, Jr.; Sister: Dolores Waltz; 17 Grandchildren and 13 Great Grandchildren. Visitation will be Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Latonia, KY. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, March 28, 2014 at 10:00 AM at St. Augustine Church in Covington, KY. Interment will be in Mother of God Cemetery in Fort Wright, KY. Online Condolences may be expressed at www.connleybrothersfuneralhome.com.


Andrea Gartner - Mar 27, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May you find comfort in the memories.

Bonnie Burte - Mar 27, 2014

Our hearts are with you during this difficult time. We are sending hugs your way.

Bob & Sue Watson - Mar 26, 2014

We were sorry to hear of the passing of Bill “Hi-Pockets”; while we didn’t know his family, my husband Bob and his father, also “Bob Watson” both worked with him at Hudepohl Brewing Co. My husband tonight said, “what a great guy he was!!”
Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family!!

Vicki Ruiz - Mar 26, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Patricia Poe - Mar 26, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you as you say good bye to your loved one. Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and best friend.. Love you all.

Sue Ball - Mar 26, 2014

So very sorry for your loss.

Dallas Stepp - Mar 26, 2014

Sorry to hear that you lost Bill and didn’t know Blanche had passed also. I thought very highly of both of them. I lived across the street for almost 10 years and they were great neighbors to have and great people to know. My heart and prayers go out to your entire family as I know that their children and grandchildren were their world but I know Bill is glad to be able to be with Blanche again

Steven Hornsby - Mar 25, 2014

Sorry for you lose. Your family will be in my families prayers.

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