Brett Alan Eichinger

Friday, October 24, 2008

BRETT ALAN EICHINGER, a resident of Oak Grove, was born March 9, 1951, in Colorado, a son of Ellsworth and Hattie (Kline) Eichinger. He died Monday, Oct. 20, 2008, in Johnson County, Ark., at the age of 57.

Mr. Eichinger was a pipe liner.

On May 3, 1996, he was united in marriage with Karen (Diel) Eichinger, who survives him of the home. He is also survived by one daughter, Eve Eichinger-Currier of Lemore, Calif.; one son, Brett Eichinger, Jr. of Blue Springs, Mo.; three step-daughters; Michelle Sanders of Berryville, Christy McKnight of Oak Grove, and Mandi Arnold of Oak Grove; 13 grandchildren, Colton, Madalyn, Kevin, Lane, Josh, Tori, Nicholas, Peyton, Macie, Bradley, Pantara, Tyler, and James; four sisters, Arlene Eichinger, Darlene Eichinger, and Cheryl Bailey, all of Kirbyville, Mo., and Joyce Campbell of Arvada, Colo.; one brother, Ronnie Eichinger of Myrtle Point, Ore.; several nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and one sister.

Memorial services were to be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 2008, at the First Baptist Church of Blue Eye with Pastor Leonard Hodges officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Brett Eichinger Memorial Fund in care of the First National Bank of Green Forest. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.