Parkland Press

Saturday, March 23, 2019

David G. Leickel

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Slatington Baptist Church

David G. Leickel, 81, of Slatington, died on June 1, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospice, Bethlehem.

He and his wife Lucille G. (Kern) Leickel were married 55 years.

Born Sept. 12, 1936, in Palmerton, he was the son of the late Lewis W. and Jessie E. (Kennedy) Leickel.

He was a material handler at the former Paris Neckwear, Walnutport, and the former Keystone Lamp Factory, Slatington, for many years before retiring.

He was a member of the Slatington Baptist Church in Slatington.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter Lisa A. Leickel of Slatington; siblings William and Donald, both of Slatington, and Dean of Lehighton, Christine Lichtenwalner of Walnutport; granddaughter Amanda L. Delich of Macungie; and great-grandchildren Alexander, Nikolas, Andrew.

He was predeceased by siblings Myrle Andrews and LeRoy Leickel.

His service will be private, at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at

Arrangements were made by Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Schnecksville.