Bill C. Eckman, 78, of Sugar Grove, PA, died unexpectedly Saturday evening, September 10, 2016 at the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Sailors Home, Erie, PA.
He was born January 18, 1938 in Sheffield, PA. Bill was the son of Harry E. and Pearl Anderson Eckman. He was a lifelong Sheffield and Warren area resident.
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Bill was a 1956 graduate of Sheffield High School and had served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a Staff Sergeant.
He was employed with Huber’s Black Top as a truck driver for many years.
He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed Nascar Racing. Bill will always be remembered for his incredible sense of humor.
He is survived by his wife, Tracy Walton Eckman whom he married March 20, 1993 in Busti, N.Y.
2 Daughters – Joye L. Eckman of Sugar Grove, Pa., Jill Morley and husband, Jerry of Warren, Pa., 1 Son – Dan Eckman and wife, Maureen of West Middlesex, PA., 5 Granddaughters and 2 Great Grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Lee Eckman and 1 Brother – Jim Eckman.
A private funeral service will be conducted at the convenience of the family.
To help defray costs of his funeral, contributions may be sent to the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. 16365-2322.
E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com