Age 88, of Eaton, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020 following an extended illness.
He is preceded in death by both parents, Charles H. & Pearl Krickenbarger; wife, Phyllis Krickenbarger; siblings, Katherine Ridenour, Bill Krickenbarger, Mary Sleppy, May Kincaid, Ruby Garber, Velma Trump, and Harold Krickenbarger.
Byron was born in Arcanum, graduating at the top of his class from Arcanum High School. Byron moved to Preble County in 1958. He is a retired dairy farmer, and a longtime member of Eaton United Methodist Church. He will always be remembered as an honest, sincere, and hardworking man. He was a man of the highest integrity who, if you asked for his opinion who, would give you a thoughtful response always stipulating that was “just the way I see it.” Byron’s family and friends will deeply miss him.
Byron is survived by his daughters, Pamela (Steven) Schweikert, Cheryl Scholes, Brenda (Austin “Buzz”) Kennell, Melissa (Jeff) Lipps; sons, Tim (Jamie) Krickenbarger, Douglas (Lisa) Krickenbarger, Jeff (Donna) Krickenbarger; 22 grandchildren; 48+ great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren, and numerous other cousins, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 at 1pm at the Eaton United Methodist Church, 120 N. Maple St., Eaton. The family will receive guests from 10am-1pm at the church on Friday leading into the services. In lieu of flowers, donations in Byron’s memory can be made to the church. Arrangements made in care by Kreitzer Funeral Home, 204 N. Main St. Arcanum, OH 45304. Email condolences may be sent by going online to www.kreitzerfuneralhome.com.
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Eaton United Methodist
120 N Maple St, Eaton OH 45320