METROPOLIS, Ill. — Dylan James Eickholz, 28, of Metropolis, passed away at 8:58 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at Zion Evangelical Church with Jim Duncan officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. We ask that you would please follow customarily accepted social distancing guidelines and wear a face covering.
Dylan was a member of Zion Evangelical Church and worked in the construction industry.
Dylan is survived by his parents, Jamie and Shelly (Logeman) Eickholz; grandparents, Lowell and Janet Logeman; fiancé, Bailey Klaproth; daughter, Haven and a child “Peanut” on the way; aunts, Savonna Durst, Julie Keipp, Tammy Burnham and husband Kenny, Tonya Grace and husband Lanny; uncle, Chad Eickholz; several cousins.
Dylan was preceded in death by his grandparents, James Thomas and Bonnie (Larrison) Eickholz; brother, Logan Eickholz; cousin, Ashley Keipp.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zion Evangelical Church, 1132 Country Club Road, Metropolis, Illinois 62960.
Memorials may be made in Dylan’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38101.
Pallbearers will be Jesse Owens, Logan Trovillion, Cody Strong, Zach Keipp, Jake Burnham, and Ian Durst.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Mike Burnham, Josh Burnham, Collin Hornback, and Nolen Kotter.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.aikinsfarm