Wilbur Emerson Eicher passed away Sunday, November 27, 2011, in Tualatin, Ore. He was born March 19, 1913, in Medford, Ore., to Claren and Helen Eicher (Briggs).

He honored our country during World War II with his service in the U.S. Navy from September 1942 through September 1945. Wilbur was a wood craftsman both as a professional and as a hobbyist.

Wilbur is survived by his sons, Bill and Bruce Eicher; daughters, Beth and Rebecca Eicher. He was preceded in death by his son, Bob Eicher.

A veteran's graveside service is planned for 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 5, 2011, at the Eagle Point National Cemetery. Visitation will be at Abbey Funeral in Medford, Sunday, December 4, 2011, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Funeral arrangements have been made by Abbey Funeral.