The Daily Item
LEWISBURG — Charles H. “Chuck” Aikey, 63, of 214 Goodman Road, entered into rest at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
He was born June 1, 1949, in Mifflinburg, a son of Mervin E. Aikey and the late Edna J. (Wirth) Aikey, who preceded him in death on Dec. 21, 2010. On May 5, 1981, in Mifflinburg, he married the former Sandra I. Oberdorf, who survives.
Chuck was a 1967 graduate of Mifflinburg High School.
Chuck was employed at ConAgra, Milton, for 44 years.
He was a member of Church of Christ in Christian Union, Lewisburg, and UFCW Local 38.
Chuck enjoyed fishing, riding motorcycles, being around horses, attending auctions and buying junk and turning it into treasures. He loved to stop and chat with people, tell stories and preach the word of God. In his younger years, he played softball and later coached softball for many years. He was a generous man and was always willing to help children. One of his joys was to spend time with his grandchildren.
Surviving, in addition to his father and wife, are three sons and three daughters-in-law, Charles H. Jr. and Angela Aikey, of Selinsgrove, Steven W. and Roxanne Aikey, of Dexter, N.Y., and Thomas J. and Brandi Aikey, of Mifflinburg; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Kelly J. Aikey, of Middleburg, Stefanie L. and Errol Carter, of West Milton, Barbara K. and Michael Stimmel, of Mifflinburg, and Tonya L. and Michael Berge, of Lewisburg; 17 grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Randall L. and Sandy Aikey, of Mifflinburg; and two sisters and one brother-in-law, Sylvia and Roger Lloyd, of Mifflinburg, and Carol Bierly, of Mifflinburg.
Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 11 to noon Friday at Church of Christ in Christian Union, 199 Newman Road, Lewisburg, where the funeral will be conducted at noon with the Rev. John F. Saultz and the Rev. Gary Smith officiating.
Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Chuck’s memory may be sent to the Leukemia Research Foundation, 3520 Lake Ave., Suite 202, Wilmette, IL 60091-1064.
Funeral arrangements are by the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg.