George Alan Eyler, 60, of Greencastle, formerly of Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 at the I.U. Medical Center in Indianapolis.
Mr. Eyler was born April 21, 1948 in Crawfordsville to George Howard and Shirley P. (Kennedy) Eyler DeKoff.
He was a graduate of Crawfordsville High School Class of 1966 and a graduate of Indiana University in May of 1994 with a bachelor's degree in general studies.
He was the department director of Culinary Arts at Ivy Tech. Community College in Fort Wayne for 25 years, and had previously worked and managed Windy Hill Country Club and the Greencastle Elks.
Survivors include his parents, Shirley and Irving DeKoff of Lake Helen, Fla.; a sister, Teresa Parrish and her husband William of Greencastle; a brother, Phil Eyler and his wife Susan of Loogootee; a daughter and son-in-law, Marcie and Jim Youtz of Venturia, Calif.; a brother, Donnie Eyler and his wife Rhonda of Terre Haute; a sister, Sheila Waggoner and her husband Kenny of Coatesville; a sister, Brenda Combs and her husband Mike of Bloomfield; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Larry Eyler.
Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home. Calling will be Saturday from 4 p.m. until the time of the service.
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