Howard LeRoy Eichenauer, age 83 of Middleville, passed away on April 16, 2022. Howard was born on July 24, 1938 in Prairieville, the son of Ernest and Virginia (Hayward) Eichenauer. Howard worked at Viking Corporation for many years. His faith played an important role in his life. Howard was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Middleville, and also attended Peace Church. He was active in the men’s prayer group and went on many retreats. Howard was proud to own a 1952 Chevy pickup and a Farmall tractor. Surviving is his daughter, Debbra (Kent) Finkbeiner; five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; siblings: Marilyn (Nick) Pestun, John (Sandra) Eichenauer, Jerry Eichenauer, Joanne DeRuyscher, Elayne Nottingham; several nieces and nephews. Howard was preceded in death by his wife, Delores Eichenauer; son, Rusty Eichenauer; and his parents. Howard’s family will receive friends on Friday, April 22, 2022 from 1:00-3:00 PM at the Beeler-Gores Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow the visitation at 3:15PM at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Please visit www.beelergoresfuneral.com to share a memory or leave a condolence message for Howard’s family.