Dallas D. Eikenberry, 95, of Peru, passed away at 12:45 A.M., Monday, April 20, 2020 at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru. Dallas was born in Miami County on Nov. 1, 1924, the son of Charles and Goldie Lindesmith Eikenberry. He married Eula Jean Cunningham on Sept. 23, 1945 and she preceded him in death on June 22, 2011.
A 1942 Chili High School graduate, Dallas was a member of the First Brethren Church and was a Charter Member of the Peru Ring Masters Barbershop Chorus. He worked as a Petroleum Terminal Pipeline Operator for Indiana Farm Bureau Co-Op, retiring in 1986 and was a retired Miami County Farmer.
Surviving are grandsons Nelson Reese and his wife Karen of Peru and Clinton Reese of Indianapolis; great-grandsons Dallas Reese and Memphis Reese; and a sister Laura Belle Cole of Peru. Dallas was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Eula, his daughter and son-in-law Trudy and Raymond Reese, and sisters Georgia Eikenberry, Doris Walters and Frances Williams.
A graveside service celebrating the life of Dallas D. Eikenberry will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Chili Cemetery, with Pastor Lew McKinney officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., Friday, April 24, 2020 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 West Main St., Peru.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made through the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home to the Scratching Post Cat Rescue.
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