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Junior Pearl Eleyet

July 14, 1930 ~ February 3, 2018 (age 87)

Junior Pearl Eleyet, age 87, of Huntsville, Ohio passed away at 9:22 P.M. Saturday, February 3, 2018 at his residence.  

He was born in West Liberty, Ohio July 14, 1930, the son of the late Lawrence and Naomi (Jacobs) Eleyet. He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter Susan Eleyet in 1958 and a step-son, Michael Anthony Wilkinson.  

On April 16, 1975, he married Patty Rose Faulder and she preceded him in death July 1, 2006.

He is survived by two daughters, Debra Tipple of Lakeview, Ohio and Sandra Eleyet of Huntsville; a son, Robert (Gidget) Eleyet of Bellefontaine, Ohio; a step-daughter, Katherine (Ed) Kalunze of Baltimore, Ohio; three step-sons, Franklin “Frank” M. (Nancy) Wilkinson, Jr. of DeGraff, Ohio, Lawrence “Larry” Allen (Linda) Wilkinson  and David Lynn (Brenda) Wilkinson, both of Belle Center, Ohio; eighteen grandchildren; twenty four great grandchildren; a daughter in law, Angie Wilkinson of Russells Point, Ohio; many nieces and nephews and his dogs, Roscoe and Katie. 

Junior was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Korean War. He worked for Miller-Meteor Coach and Ambulance in Bellefontaine and Piqua, Ohio. He also worked as the cemetery sexton for the cemeteries in West Liberty, Huntsville and Bellefontaine.  

He was a life member of the VFW #1080, American Legion #173, and the Korean War Veterans Association. He also belonged to the Eagles Lodge #2166, the Indian Lake Moose Lodge and the Public Employees Retirement group.

Visitation will be held Tuesday February, 6, 2018 from 4 to 7 P.M. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.

Pastor Bryan Meadows will officiate the funeral service at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the funeral home.

Burial will be at the Huntsville Cemetery with military honors provided by the Logan County Veteran's Honor Guard. 

The funeral arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.

Donations may be made to:

Korean War Veterans Assoc. Inc.
PO Box 407, Charleston IL 61929

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