Services for Joseph C. Eichelberger, who was among the first appointed state driving examiners, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Loring Byers funeral establishment, 8728 Liberty Road in Randallstown.
Mr. Eichelberger died of heart disease Tuesday at Carroll County Memorial Hospital. He was 87.
He was hired in 1935 as a first sergeant in the examiners corps for the Department of Motor Vehicles, then located only in Baltimore. Mr. Eichelberger was a member of a traveling "road crew" who administered drivering tests from town to town. When he retired from the department in 1967, he received numerous letters of commendation for exemplary work.
During his youth, Mr. Eichelberger drove a beer truck and was employed as a cement worker.
He was born in Westminster and graduated from Elmer Wolfe High School in Union Bridge. In 1924, he married the former Wilhelmina Love.