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Calvin Coolidge Brickhouse

March 17, 1943 - June 26, 2020

CHESAPEAKE – Calvin C. Brickhouse, 77, went to his Heavenly home on Friday, June 26.  He was born in Camden County, NC to the late, Theodore R. and Clara Estelle White Brickhouse.  Calvin was predeceased by his wife, Laura Graham Brickhouse; stepmother, Cotie Wilson Brickhouse; brothers, William, Malcom, Ray, John Lee, and Thomas Brickhouse; step brothers, a step sister and a step daughter.

Calvin is survived by a step daughter Kim Caroon; a sister in law, Virginia Brickhouse; Brandon Squires, whom he loved as a grandson; and a host of other family and friends.  Since the passing of his wife 2 years ago, his niece, Dessie Barnak had been his primary caretaker, and was with him when he passed.

Dessie would like to thank Marie Griffin, his special neighbor for all the wonderful things she has done for him and Laura.  Also, a special “thank-you” to his nurse, Ashley on 6 West at Chesapeake Regional.

A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 am at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake with pastor Bill Wegner officiating.  A reception will immediately follow.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to help the family with unexpected expenses they have encountered with his sudden passing at  or to Freedom Baptist Church, 308 Centerville Turnpike, N., Chesapeake, VA 23320.  Express condolences to the family at

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Service Information

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Time: 11:00 am


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Chesapeake Chapel

929 Battlefield Blvd S
Chesapeake, VA 23322

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