SIDNEY - Henry Moses Eikenberry, 91, of Dorothy Love Retirement Community, 2500 N. Kuther Road, Apt. 307, Sidney, passed away at his residence on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.
He was born Sept. 29, 1921, in Colburn, Ind., the son of Joel and Caperina (Plunkett) Eikenberry, and they preceded him in death.
He was married on April 8, 1947, to Eleanor Kiernan, and she passed away on Aug. 2, 1983. Surviving are four children, Mary Bowne and husband, Bill, of Sand Point, Idaho, John Eikenberry and wife, Sharon, of Sidney, Joe Eikenberry and wife, Maryjean, of Palencia, Calif., and Jim Eikenberry and wife, Kendra, of Fort Mill, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Five sisters and one brother are deceased.
Mr. Eikenberry was a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in engineering. He was a metallurgical engineer with World National Lead of Ohio for 18 years and also worked at General Electric in Evendale and Aero Jet Ordinance in California. He was a World War II Navy veteran.
Memorial services will be held on Monday at 6 p.m. at the Dorothy Love Amos Chapel, 3003 W. Cisco Road, with the Rev. Keith Matthews officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Calif., with full military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dorothy Love Retirement Community, 3003 W. Cisco Road, Sidney, OH 45365. Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home in Sidney is handling the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the Eikenberry family on Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home's website at www.salm-mcgillandtangemanfh.com.
Published in Sidney Daily News on Feb. 15, 2013