Gordon Ray Eckert, 85, EckertyJuly 6, 2020
Gordon Ray Eckert, 85, of Eckerty, passed away Saturday evening, July 4, 2020, at his residence.
He was born April 9, 1935, in Dubois County to Floyd and Norma B. (Jackson) Eckert and married Patsy Kendall on March 29, 1958, in Wickliffe.
Gordon worked at Mulzer Crushed Stone for 35 years as a supervisor and mechanic.
He served as a veteran of the United States Navy; and enjoyed gardening, fixing things for others, and being with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Tony Eckert; and six siblings, Lucille Assink, Lester, Ronnie, Gerald, Robert and Larry Eckert.
He is survived by his wife, Patsy Eckert of Eckerty; three children, Karen Eckert Smith and Connie Campbell, both of Eckerty, and Matt (Tonya) Eckert of Schnellville; one brother, Glenn Eckert of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Private family visitation will be held at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, with burial to follow at Mentor Cemetery near Birdseye.
Condolences may be shared with the family online at www.nassandson.com.
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