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Brian W. Hitchcock

April 2, 1977 ~ July 30, 2022 (age 45)


Brian Hitchcock, 45, of Van Wert died Saturday evening, July 30, 2022, at his residence near Van Wert.

He was born on April 2, 1977, in Van Wert to Stanley (Kathie) Hitchcock of Celina and Cheryl (Keysor) Gehres of Van Wert. On September 19, 2015, he married the former Tamara (Malecki) who also survives.

He is survived by his parents and wife; his children Keaton Salyers and Hunter Hitchcock; a brother, Tom (Heather) Hitchcock of Celina; a nephew and niece, Cole Hitchcock and Ellie Hitchcock; father-in-law, Mike Malecki of Houston, TX, his maternal grandmother, Arlene R. Keysor of Van Wert; and many other family and friends

Brian was preceded in death by his grandparents, Victor Ulysses Hitchcock, Roberta Jeanette (Bowersock) Hitchcock and Kenneth L. Keysor; and an uncle, Gary Keysor.

Brian was a 1995 graduate of Lincolnview High School and a graduate of Bluffton College. He worked in pharmaceutical sales at AbbVie, Inc. He loved spending time with his wife, children and family. Brian enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and he lived his life to the fullest.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 5, 2022, at Trinity United Methodist Church with Vince Barnhart officiating. Interment will follow at Ridge Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 - 7 p.m., Thursday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Friday at the Church.

Preferred memorials are for his kids educational fund.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at, Tribute Wall.

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August 4, 2022

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 South Washington Street
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
August 5, 2022

11:00 AM
Trinity United Methodist Church
220 S Walnut Street
Van Wert, Ohio 45891

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