Eddie Coltabaugh

April 13, 2013 – May 11, 2022


The halls of Tyrone Elementary will never be the same. Eddie Coltabaugh, 9, passed away in the arms of his Mama and Aea (Daddy) Wednesday. Eddie was born to John and Kate (Bickle) Coltabaugh in Danville and every night since, his Mama told him as he fell asleep, “You are awesome, you are so smart, you are kind, you are so so handsome, you are funny, you are such a good friend.”

Eddie leaves behind his parents; his Mimi, Mary Jane Bickle; Uncle David and Aunt Laura, Morgan, Nathan, Gracie and Maeve Bickle; paternal grandmother, Shirley Coltabaugh; uncles, Jeff and Terry Coltabaugh; Aunt Jen Miner, Aunt Grammie and Uncle Pap Keefer; “Cousunc” Chris “Camden’s mom,” Camden and Tenley Keefer; and Papa Chris Elder.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Eddie Bickle; paternal grandfather, William Coltabaugh; and his cousin, Jack W. Bickle.

Eddie was a member of First English Lutheran Church, and was in 3rd grade at Tyrone Area Elementary School. He enjoyed playing baseball for Miracle League, swimming, dogs and Disney. Eddie was a friend to all and loved playing Wii.

Family and friends will be received for a Celebration of Life from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Richard H. Searer Funeral Home Inc., Tyrone.

Visitation will be held from 10 until the 11 a.m. memorial service Monday, May 16, 2022, at First English Lutheran Church. Family asks if you own any Eddie’s Angels apparel to please wear them, or wear his favorite color, Orange.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Pixie Dust Wishes, P.O. Box 1331, State College, PA 16804; or Miracle League of Blair County, P.O. Box 1091, Altoona, PA. 16603.