Charles H. Eichenlaub IV 1986-2020

ODESSA, Texas — With deepest sorrow, we announce that Charles H. “Charlie” Eichenlaub IV, 34, was called home to his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.

Charlie was born Jan. 12, 1986, in Youngstown, Ohio, to Charles H. “Chip” Eichenlaub III and Diane Kerr Duda.

Charlie graduated from Bradford School of Business and was employed at E & A Welding and Oilfield Service in Odessa.

Charlie loved spending time with his family, especially his son, Mason, and his many friends. He loved the outdoors, the winter snowfall, fishing, taking care of animals, and of course, the Pittsburgh Steelers. Charlie was blessed with an artistic ability and could draw anything.

Charlie had a good and kind heart that impacted those who knew him. He left us all and our hearts will never be the same. He will be missed every day.

He is survived by his parents; stepfather, Mark Duda of Albuquerque, N.M; his son, Mason of Trafford Pa.; his sisters,Samantha Eichenlaub of Odessa and Katherine Eichenlaub of Oklahoma City, Okla.; stepsister, Kayla Scanlon of Louisville, Ky.; maternal grandmother, Nancy Kerr of Youngstown; his girlfriend, Daniella Beseril of Odessa; his nephew, Damein; his niece, Ariana of Odessa; beloved aunts and uncles; and several cousins.

Charlie was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Donald and Martha Eichenlaub; his maternal grandfather, Richard Kerr Sr.; and his uncle, Richard Kerr Jr.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at Mount Jackson Presbyterian Church, New Castle Pa.

Burial will be private.

Those who choose to give a gift of honor can make contributions in his name to the Humane Society of Odessa, Texas, or the Lawrence County Humane Society of New Castle, Pa.

Arrangements were handled by Terry A. Cunningham Funeral Home, Bessemer, Pa.