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Darwin “Chipper” P. Eicher Jr.
November 17, 1949 ~ November 7, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Darwin P. “Chipper” Eicher Jr., 73, of Sproul, passed away Tuesday November 7, 2023 at home. He was born November 17, 1949 in Klahr, son of the late Darwin P. Sr. and E. Kathryn (Taylor) Eicher. He married Mina Johnson on August 8, 1969 in Imler.
Surviving is his wife, three children Kevin (Tanya) Eicher, Mick Eicher (Chelley) and Missy Lee (Todd), 8 grandchildren Casey, Corey, Chelsey, Kimberly, Micheal, Justus, Jacob, and Jayson, 8 great grandchildren, a brother Robert Taylor, a sister Wanda Nicodemus and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother William Eicher and a sister Robin Gardner.
Darwin was a 1967 graduate of Claysburg-Kimmel High School. He retired from Norfolk Southern in 2010 after more than 30 years of service.
Chipper enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid Steeler and Penn State Football fan.
Friends will be received from 2-5 P.M. on Sunday November 12, 2023 at the Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday November 13, 2023 at the funeral home with Pastor John Clemens officiating. Interment at Greenfield Cemetery, Imler.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Family Hospice – Altoona, 20 Sheraton Drive, Altoona, PA 16601.