Steven Lee Bricker

Published 10:05 am Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Steven Lee Bricker

Feb. 17, 1954 – June 22, 2018

Steven Lee Bricker, 64, of Manteo, died Friday, June 22, 2018, at his home. Born February 17, 1954, in Wray, Colorado, he was the son of Robert Gale Bricker of Missoula, Montana and the late Phyllis Ilene Foster Bricker.

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Steven served his country honorably in the United States Army achieving the rank of captain. One of his greatest accomplishments was serving the U.S. government providing defense mapping for the Department of Homeland Security. He enjoyed being a former 4-H shooting coach for Cedar Mountain Youths in Culpeper, Virginia, he was a member of Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church and often volunteered with Food for Thought.

Steven was a husband, father, brother, uncle and a great friend to many. A world traveler and outdoor enthusiast, avid carver and woodworker, he enjoyed nothing more than sharing those activities with those he loved.

Along with his mother, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gwendolyn Compton Bricker.

In addition to his father, Steven is survived by his daughter, Emily Bricker of Manteo; a brother, Michael Bricker (Beth) of Chesaw, Washington; mother-in-law, Christine Gregory of Martinsville, Virginia; sister-in-law, Cynthia Parks (Ron) of Lewisville; brother-in-law, Peter Compton (Karen) of Bassett, Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church with Rev. Matt Seals and Rev. Jerry Cribb officiating. The family will receive friends and relatives for a reception following the service in the church fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Food for Thought, PO Box 1167, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949, online at, or Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, PO Box 787, Manteo, NC 27954, online at

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at