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Harding Funeral Home
Saturday August 25th, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Memorial Service

Harding Funeral Home
Saturday August 25th, 2018

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William Eckhart

William “Willy” Eckhart, 62, of Walnutport, living in Florida, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018 in his home.   He was the husband of Cheryl (Kline) Eckhart, and the late Ginny (Scott) Eckhart.  Born on February 19, 1956, he was the son of Ellen (Mack) Hausman of Walnutport, and the late William Eckhart.  Willy worked in construction and drove truck for various trucking companies.   He was a huge Pittsburgh Steelers Fan, and enjoyed fishing.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by daughters: Christina and husband Keith Williams of Northampton, Kendall Eckhart and fiancé Sheade Logan Worden of Slatington; Step-children: Amanda & Kristy Heffelfinger, Ashley & Davis Kline; Grandchildren: Taylor, Parker, Richie, Madelynn & Emma; Sisters: Susan M. Eckhart of Walnutport, Deborah Eckhart wife of Ted Strohl of Slatington; Brothers: Robert Eckhart and fiancé Brenda Rex of Lehighton, Barry A. Eckhart and wife Barbara of Slatedale, Edward Eckhart and wife Susan A. of Slatington.  He was pre-deceased by a brother Jason Hausman.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. Second St, Slatington.  Family and friends may pay their respects from 11 a.m. to 1p.m.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Willy’s name can be made to Furry Feet Rescue, 771 S. Cottonwood Rd, Walnutport PA 18088

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Sending Prayers and heartfelt condolences! Your are among beautiful angles now, continue to watch over your beautiful wife Cheryl and your family. Rest in Peace!

Laura Zwolski and family Aug 24 2018 12:00 AM

God received a Beautiful Soul.Our thoughts and Prayers are with the family.Reva and Floyd.

Reva Morehouse Aug 22 2018 12:00 AM

Fly High My Friend.... The world is a darker place without you.You were one of the best friends I ever had, And I am a better person for knowing you...Rest In Peace

Lisa Aug 21 2018 12:00 AM

Kendal I only me your father a few times but realized right away how much he lived you. I really enjoy hearing Richie talk about his pap,he was  very important to him. I'm  sure as he was to the rest of your family. You are all in my prayers.

Rosemary Aug 21 2018 12:00 AM

You will be missedRest in PeaceMinnie & Bill Koch

Minnie Aug 21 2018 12:00 AM

Yet another "1974" classmate taken too soon. Condolences to the family of William. May he rest in peace.  Susan Wanamaker

Susan Wanamaker Aug 21 2018 12:00 AM