Gerald Rudolf Eichelman, 76, of Cleburne, Texas passed away Monday, April 20, 2020 in Cleburne. He was born October 22, 1943 in Waterloo, Illinois to Marguerita (Rhinecker) and Adimeroyl A. Eichelman.
Mr. Eichelman served proudly in the United States Army. He was a fleet service operator, retiring from American Airlines with 36 years of service. Gerald loved spending time with family and friends. He attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Cleburne, Texas.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Kay Eichelman of Cleburne, Texas; daughter, Jodi Gardner and husband, Steve of Illinois; two stepsons, Richard Butsch of Hamilton, Texas and Ronnie Butsch of Austin, Texas; stepdaughter, Sheila Smith and husband, Randy of Alvarado, Texas; five grandsons; two great-grandchildren; brother, Jim Eichelman and wife, Pat of Illinois; and many other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Freedom Hospice, 9001 Airport Freeway, Suite 570, N. Richland Hills, TX 76180 or 817-265-0151.