06 August 2013

Sunday's Obituary: Robert Emil Eckman

Robert Emil Eckman, 48, of Colora, MD, passed away 19 February 2009 at his home after a lengthy illness.

Mr. Eckman was born in Lancaster, PA on 12 December 1960, the son of the late Leo Allen and Esther Fry Eckman. He was employed at Excelon Corp. in the Peach Bottom Facility. Prior to his illness, Bob played softball and was a NASCAR fan and also enjoyed Texas Hold 'Em.

He is survived by a brother, Leo Allen Eckman, Jr. and his wife Joan of Rising Sun, a sister, Alice Faye Eckman of Conowingo, MD, a nephew Michael Eckman and a great nephew Jake Eckman. He was preceded in death by his wife Shirley who died in 1998.

Graveside services will be private. Charitable contributions in Bob's memory may be made to the MS foundation c/o R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 S. Queen St., Rising Sun, MD 21911. To send condolences visit www.rtfoard.com.

NOTE: The obit appeared in the Lancaster Newspapers.

NOTE: Robert is buried at the West Nottingham Presbyterian Church in Cecil County, MD, according to Find A Grave.

Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.