William R. "Bill" Eckard

November 14, 1941 ~ August 29, 2021 (age 79)

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Warren - William R. “Bill” Eckard, 79, passed away Sunday, August 29, 2021, with his family by his side, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital.

Bill was born November 14, 1941 in Parsons, West Virginia the son of John and Madge Eckard. After he graduated from Elkins high school, he served in the Army for 3 years. He then graduated from West Virginia University with a bachelors in comprehensive social studies and from Westminster with a Masters in Education. He came to Warren in 1973 and retired from the USPS after 30 years. 

Bill loved his family and being a grandpa. He was an avid reader, enjoyed walking around the neighborhood and loved to drink a cup of coffee everywhere he went. He was a dedicated fan of the Scrappers and enjoyed watching many sports. 

He will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by his wife, Kathy of 50 years; his four children, Kristin (Jason) Caron, John, Tim and Mary Eckard; three grandchildren, Harper and her twin Peter and Lincoln Caron; his sister, Joanne King and many nieces and nephews. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Paul, Martin and Frank and sisters, Dorothy, Lucille and Jean. 

Family and friends may visit and pay tribute to Bill on Saturday, September 4, 2021 from 9 to 10 a.m. at Peter Rossi and Son Memorial Chapel of Warren, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483. 

A Funeral Mass will be on Saturday at 10:30 a.m at Blessed Sacrament Church in Warren with Fr. Christopher Cicero presiding. 

Memorial contributions can be made to Fairhaven Special Olympics, 420 Lincoln Way, Niles, OH 44446. 

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September 4, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel
1884 North Road NE
Warren, OH 44483

Mass of Christian Burial
September 4, 2021

10:30 AM
Blessed Sacrament Church
3020 Reeves Rd. NE
Warren, Ohio 44483

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