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Boyd E. Pick

September 27, 2018

Boyd E. Pick, 78, of Danville, PA went home to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA.  He was born September 1, 1940 in Danville, PA, the son of the late Charles A. and Bertha E. Forney Pick. 

He graduated from Danville High School in 1958. 

He was married for 48 years to the late Joan L. Pick whom he married July 2, 1966.  He is survived by his wife, Cathleen S. Curran Eltringham Pick whom he married September 24, 2016. 

Boyd was employed by Merck and Company for several years, from where he retired. 

He was a member of First Baptist Church of Danville PA where he served faithfully and joyfully in the kitchen, cooking for Football Chapels, Church Dinners and Funeral Meals.  He was also a member of the Adult Fellowship Sunday School Class and the Senior Choir 

Boyd will be warmly remembered for his sense of humor and contagious smile.  He enjoyed golfing, carpentry, driving and traveling. He was an avid Penn State fan.

His greatest joy in life was spending time with his family and his grandchildren, whom he adored. 

In addition to his wife, he is also survived by one son, Robert L. Pick and his wife Shari of Sterling Virginia and one daughter, Vickory E. Sawyer and her fiancé Stephen Fiegles of Danville PA; and one sister-in-law, Shirley Pick of Danville PA.  Also surviving are seven grandchildren and one great grandson.  He is also survived by four stepsons; Charles Eltringham and his wife Tamara; Kevin Eltringham and his wife Michelle and Martin Eltringham; all of Coal Township PA and two step-daughters; Cathy Taylor of Coal Township PA and Rebekah DePinto and her husband Scott of Bristol, Vermont; 15 step-grandchildren and several step-great-grandchildren.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.  

He was preceded in death by one son; Scott Eugene and one stepson, Brian K. Eltringham and two brothers; Robert W. Pick on January 30, 2013 and Charles O. Pick. 

A Celebration of Boyd’s Life will be held Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church of Danville 12 Brookside Drive Danville PA (Off Route 642 E) with the Reverend Dawes J. Dunham officiating.  Burial will be held in Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery in Middleburg PA.  Friends will be received from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM at the church.  Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church 12 Brookside Drive Danville PA 17821.   

Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 W Mahoning Street Danville PA.  www.visneski.com.

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