Gordon Ray Eckert, 85, Eckerty

Gordon Ray Eckert, 85, of Eckerty, died Saturday, July 4, at his home. He was born in Dubois County April 9, 1935, to Floyd and Norma B. (Jackson) Eckert. He married Patsy Kendall March 29, 1958, in Wickliffe.

Gordon worked at Mulzer Crushed Stone for 35 years as a supervisor and mechanic. He served in the U.S. Navy and enjoyed gardening, fixing things for others, and being with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Patsy Eckert; two daughters, Karen Eckert Smith and Connie Campbell, both of Eckerty; one son, Matt Eckert and wife Tonya, Schnellville; one brother, Glenn Eckert, Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Tony Eckert, one sister, Lucille Assink, and five brothers, Lester, Ronnie, Gerald, Robert, and Larry Eckert.

Private family visitation will be held Tuesday at Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial following in Mentor Cemetery near Birdseye. Online condolences can be shared at www.nassandson.com .