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Doyle Dean Geyer

April 17, 1940 ~ July 16, 2022 (age 82)

Obituary

Doyle D. Geyer, 82, previously of 311 Magnolia Street, Mill Hall, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022 following a courageous battle with cancer.

Doyle was born April 17, 1940 in Mill Hall, PA to the late Lewis and Helen Annie (Geraty) Geyer.  He was a 1958 graduate of Bald Eagle-Nittany High School where he played football and wrestled.  Doyle married his high school sweetheart, Mary Louise Heimer, on May 14, 1960, with whom he celebrated 58 years of marriage in 2018 prior to her passing in 2019.

Doyle retired from Lock Haven University and had previously worked for Hammermill Paper Co.  He had been a social member of the Sons of Italy, VFW, American Legion, and Castanea Fire Company. 

Doyle enjoyed football, wrestling, hunting, time with his family, and spending time at the family river lot.  He was actively involved in the lives of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  In years past he was often found at camp on Beech Creek Mountain Road and in Draketown at the homestead property visiting with family and friends.  Doyle always had a smile and shared a positive attitude with everyone he came in contact with, even the past few months although he wasn’t feeling all that well. 

Doyle is survived by sons Daryl D. Geyer and Michael L. Geyer (Julie Mark), both of Mill Hall, three grandsons - Daryl Geyer II (Katrina Phillips) of Beech Creek, Thane Geyer (Amanda Woolf) of Draketown, and Joshua Geyer (Heather Meyer) of Loganton. Also three grand-daughters - Chelsea Burger (Justin), Michaela Geyer,  and Megan Geyer, all of Mill Hall and five great grandchildren - Bentley Geyer of Beech Creek, Aubrey, Harrison, and Hudson Geyer of Loganton and Grayson Geyer of Draketown.  Also brother-in-law Charles Heimer (Rita Ruhl) of Lock Haven.

Doyle was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise Geyer, parents, Lewis and Helen Annie (Geraty) Geyer, a son, Doyle D. Geyer, a sister, Vera Confer and eight brothers, Walter Geyer, Clifford Geyer, Gorden Geyer, Lewis Geyer, Theodore Geyer, Milton Geyer, Conrad Geyer, and Lee Geyer.

A service to honor the life of Doyle D. Geyer will be held Wednesday July 20th at 11:00 am at the Cedar Heights Brethren in Christ Church Pavilion, 37 Cedar Heights, Mill Hall, PA with visitation Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from 6p.m. to 8p.m. and prior to the service at the same location.   Masks are required.

Interment will be at Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lock Haven, PA.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or American Diabetes Association and can be made through the funeral Home.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
July 19, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cedar Heights Brethren in Christ Church
37 Cedar Heights
Mill Hall, PA 17751

Visitation
Wednesday
July 20, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cedar Heights Brethren in Christ Church
37 Cedar Heights
Mill Hall, PA 17751

Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Cedar Heights Brethren in Christ Church
37 Cedar Heights
Mill Hall, PA 17751

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