William Eckert…June 8, 1955 – July 23, 2017


Graveside Memorial Services for William Eckert will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Union Valley Cemetery in Hasty, Colorado.

William Earl Eckert was born on June 8, 1955 in Orange County, California to Earl Eckert and Carolyn Niswonger.  He passed away on July 23, 2017 at Salina Regional Health Center in Salina, Kansas at the age of 62.

William enlisted in the US Navy in 1973 where he served his country until 1977. He worked as a mechanic, in construction and had numerous other talents. William took pleasure in helping others in any way he could.

He is survived by his siblings, Patti Watkins, Robert Eckert, James Eckert, Cynthia Colburn, and Sandra Williams,; step-siblings, Rhonda Jackson, Renee Prout, Ruth Miles, Randal Bowen, Joseph Reinhardt Jr., and Christopher Reinhardt; step-father, Darrell Emrie; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, one brother, and a niece.

Memorial contributions may be made to Horber Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 431, Las Animas, Colorado, 81054.

For more information or to leave online condolences, please visit www.horberfuneralchapel.com.

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