April 4, 1932 ~ April 2, 2016
Lloyd Gordon Eitemiller, 83, died April 2, 2016, in Seneca, S.C.
He leaves his beloved wife of 62 years, Donna; daughter, Susan; son-in-law, David Scott; his two grandchildren, Mariah and Blake; and his much loved great-granddaughter, Natalie; as well as his son, Frank (deceased). He is the brother of Norman Eitemiller (deceased) and Dale Eitemiller of Chadron, Nebraska. He leaves many nieces, nephews, and close friends.
He was born in Wagner, S.D. and raised in Chadron, Neb. by Don and Audrey Eitemiller.
In his early years he worked for the family business, Eitemiller Oil Company. He graduated from Chadron High School and was an All-American football player. He served his country in the United States Army. He graduated with a B.A. from UNC in Colorado and completed his Masters at Adams State College. During this time he had two children that he treasured. He was a Special Education teacher, Speech Pathologist, and Special Needs Principal in Pueblo, Colo. He was loved as Santa Claus to thousands of children in District #70 in Pueblo. He was admired for his declaration of faith. He was an elder of his church, spent countless hours in prison ministry, was an active Gideon and sang in his church choirs. After retiring he was asked to teach at the Florence, Colo. Federal Prison. His positive attitude helped many prisoners. He was also a member of the Toastmasters.
Lloyd enjoyed being a part of the Barbershop singers in Sun City West, Ariz. and Pueblo, Colo. He will always be remembered by his friends and family as a man that loved his family and friends. His 'corny' jokes always put a smile on everyone's face.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. on April 9, 2016, at Residences at Park Place in Seneca, S.C. Reception following. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com