Kenneth C. Eicher Sr. 77, of Everett, died Sunday, January 17, 2021 at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital. He was born on September 3, 1943, in Baltimore, a son of the late Harold B. Eicher and Ruth E. (Bathgate) Bradley. He married his first wife Marlene (Grohol) Eicher in 1963, and she preceded him in death in 2009. He is survived by his second wife, Jessie Elizabeth (Bradfield) Eicher; two sons: Kenneth Eicher Jr. and wife Brenda, of Glen Burnie, and Edward Eicher and wife Margaret, of Chester; a step-son Larry Bradfield, of Hawaii; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and a sister Virginia Ohler of Halethorpe. He was preceded in death by two sisters: Joan Roth, and Beverly Szymanski; and a brother Ralph Eicher.
Kenneth graduated from Brooklyn Park High School in 1961. He worked at the Department of Public Works at Ft. Meade for 35 years until his retirement in 1996. He worked part time for both the Caroline and Queen Anne’s County Adult Care Centers as a van driver from 1997 to 2006. Kenneth relocated to Everett in 2011. He had been a Cub Scout Leader, Little League coach, a member of AARP #915, Caroline County TRIAD-SALT Council, the Eastern Shore Bluegrass Association, and was an active Weather Watcher for several TV stations in Maryland and Pennsylvania.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., at Bedford United Methodist Church, 132 E. John St., Bedford, with Rev. Robert Marsh officiating. Friends will be received on Friday one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements by the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, in Bedford. Our online guestbook is available at www.berkebilefuneralhome.com.
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