WEST MILTON - Gavin H. "Sonny" Eickmeyer, 80, of West Milton passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Koester Pavilion, Troy. He was born Feb. 12, 1932, in Tipp City.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George Harold and Gladys (Harshman) Eickmeyer; grandchild, Nathan Glauser; and brothers, Keith, Joe and Ken Eickmeyer.
Gavin is survived by his beloved wife of 24 years, Cinda D. (Strohm) Eickmeyer; loving family, son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Teena Eickmeyer of West Milton; daughters and sons-in-law, Jenifer and Ron Haynes of Brazil, Ind. and Karol and George Fedorchoc of Valporasio, Ind.; grandchildren, Diane, Lisa and Courtnee; eight great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara and Bob Stafford of Tipp City, Patricia Hornick of West Milton, and Jean and Frank Birtle of Tipp City.
He was a retired Tool and Die Maker and also retired from NCR. Sonny doted on his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and had a love of farming, horses and story telling.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at the Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami St., West Milton with the Rev. Robert Kurtz officiating. Burial will follow at Polk Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Friday, at Hale-Sarver.