Kelly Sue Eikleberry

February 8, 1966 - January 9, 2021

02/08/1966 - 01/09/2021

Kelly Sue Eikleberry, 54, of Shadyside, Ohio, died Saturday January 9, 2021.

She was born February 8, 1966 in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of Sheila Darlene Buskirk (Mark) Braun of Columbus, Ohio and the late John Franklin Eikleberry.

Kelly was in customer service with the Health Plan, and a Christian by Faith. After 20 years in Higher Education she left to pursue her dream of running a Bed and Breakfast in Cape Cod, until she moved back to the local area to be near her family.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by a sister Darla (John) Thompson of Shadyside, Ohio, a brother, Keith “Timex” (Marissa) Eikleberry of Belmont, Ohio, two nieces, Hannah and Sarah Eikleberry and her faithful dog companion, Dwyer.

She was preceded in death by her two loving dog companions, Smokey and Daisy.

Arrangements will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Belmont County Animal Rescue League by CLICKING HERE.

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Denny Liford
2 years ago

Kelly was a wonderful, kind and funny person with a heart of gold. We worked together at a small KY college 20+ years ago. I remember us going together to a work conference in DC in 2003. We had a blast! Never a dull moment. Soar with the angels, my friend.

Lei (Zinaich) Ashbaugh
2 years ago

I met Kelly at Otterbein. We hadn’t messaged for a while. I’m so sorry!!! I got on Facebook to wish her happy birthday and found out she was in Heaven. Someday we will never be apart!!

Lisa Jordan
2 years ago

I just found out about Kelly’s passing today. She was such a happy, beautiful, big-hearted human. We knew each other from her time at Union College so many years ago. My heart goes out to her friends and family.

Kelly Budzik
2 years ago

Much love & many prayers for the family of Kelly. I have so many fun & amazing memories of Kelly! What a strong woman with such a loving heart. You will be missed Kelly, by many more people than you could ever know. You touched many.

Patti HImes-Stevens
2 years ago

I am beyond heartbroken to hear of Kelly’s passing. I am so very sorry for your loss. I have many memories and pictures of our time at UD where she became more than just a friend. I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers.

Anna Marple
2 years ago

I’m so sorry for the loss of kelly. She was an amazing person. I will miss her so much. She always made me laugh and we shared many stories and became great friends. Rest easy sunshine

Crystal Shaver
2 years ago

Sheila and family, so sorry for your loss. Kelly was way too young. I’m thinking and praying for all of you. I miss seeing you at church. Sending hugs.

Patsy & Raymond Vinka
2 years ago

So sorry to hear of the passing of Kelly….keeping all the family in our prayers….

Deb Gorby
2 years ago

So sorry. RIP Kelly gone to early.

Becky Robey
2 years ago

Prayers for your loss