Gordon Ray Eckert, 85, of Eckerty, passed away Saturday evening, July 4, 2020, at his residence.
He was born April 9, 1935, in Dubois County, to Floyd and Norma B. (Jackson) Eckert. He married Patsy Kendall on March 29, 1958, in Wickliffe.
Gordon worked at Mulzer Crushed Stone for 35 years as a supervisor and mechanic. He served as a veteran of the United States Navy and enjoyed gardening, fixing things for others, and being with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Patsy Eckert of Eckerty; three children, Karen Eckert Smith and Connie Campbell, both of Eckerty, and Matt (Tonya) Eckert of Schnellville; one brother, Glenn Eckert of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Tony Eckert; and six siblings, Lucille Assink, Lester, Ronnie, Gerald, Robert and Larry Eckert.
Private family visitation will be held at Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg on Tuesday, July 7. Burial will follow at Mentor Cemetery near Birdseye. Condolences may be shared with the family online at http://www.nassandson.com.