Boyd E. Pick

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Boyd E. Pick

September 01, 1940 - September 26, 2018

Boyd E. Pick, 78, of Danville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
He was born Sept. 1, 1940, in Danville, a son of the late Charles A. and Bertha E. (Forney) Pick. 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 Sept. 24, 2016.

Boyd graduated from Danville High School in 1958.
He was employed by Merck and Company for several years, from where he retired.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Danville where he served faithfully and joyfully in the kitchen, cooking for Football Chapels, church dinners and funeral meals, and 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, and 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 survived by one son, Robert L. Pick and his wife Shari of Sterling, Va.; one daughter, Vickory E. Sawyer and her fiancé Stephen Fiegles of Danville; one sister-in-law, Shirley Pick of Danville; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; three stepsons, Charles Eltringham and his wife Tamara, Kevin Eltringham and his wife Michelle, and Martin Eltringham, all of Coal Township two stepdaughters, Cathy Taylor of Coal Township, and Rebekah DePinto and her husband Scott of Bristol, Vt.; 15 stepgrandchildren; several stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one son, Scott Eugene; one stepson, Brian K. Eltringham; and two brothers, Robert W. Pick on Jan. 30, 2013, and Charles O. Pick.

A celebration of Boyd's Life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at First Baptist Church of Danville 12 Brookside Drive, Danville (off Route 642 E.) with the Rev. Dawes J. Dunham officiating. Friends will be received from 9 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service.
Burial will be held in Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Middleburg.

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 St., Danville.
Published on September 27, 2018
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Oct 20, 2018
2 Corinthians 1:3,4 My hope is that you find strength and comfort through the “Father of tender mercies and God of all comfort”and his promises for the future. Acts 24:15, 1 Corinthians 15:26, Hebrews 2:15 all speak of a time when our God Jehovah (Psalm 83:18) through His son Jesus Christ will awaken our loved ones asleep in death. Please feel free to visit for additional comfort and a further look into this hope
Frances Stover
Oct 09, 2018
We shall miss Boyd very much at the Cancer Survivors monthly meetings at Geisinger. Boyd had a wonderful sense of humor, could tell very funny jokes, and also cook delicious treats for our meetings.
Linda Eltringham LeBoon
Sep 30, 2018
Cathy we are so very sorry for your loss. No words can express our deepest sympathy.

Psalms 121 has always been a favorite verse of Edith's and now mine. I trust it brings you comfort and that the Lord Jesus Christ will bring you peace and the Holy Spirit comfort you and may God bring you hope for tomorrow.