Brad Badger, 51, of New Bloomfield, passed away peacefully at his Wheatfield Twp. Home on Friday, August 4, 2017.
 
Born in Charleston, WV on May 17, 1966 he was the son of the late Leo and Marilyn (Eicholtz) Badger.
 
He was an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoyed hunting and fishing.  He was very knowledgeable about local wildlife and liked to share his expertise on wildlilfe and hunting with others. He also enjoyed reading anything related to history,  especially Chandler’s Perry County Series of books.  Brad had a deep understanding of the county he lived in and loved so much.
 
He is survived by his devoted wife of 26 years, Deborah Badger;  a sister, Leah Zaring.  2 brothers, Brian and Bruce Badger.  His mother and father in law, Despina and George Dicus.  2 sisters in law, Maryann Allander and Sandra Weltmer, 4 nieces and a nephew.
 
A celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family.