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Paul Eckert, 79 Print E-mail

Paul W. Eckert, 79, of Lake Lure, N. C. passed away Friday, October 5, 2012 at Hospice of Rutherford County.

Mr. Eckert was born in Butler,  on June 6, 1933 and was a son of the late Jesse Adam Eckert and Lillian Dodridge Eckert. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in the Korean War. He retired from the city of West Palm Beach as a master electrician.  Mr. Eckert was loved by all who knew him and was always willing to help someone in need.  He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to many.

Preceding him in death were first wife, Rosemary Cashman Eckert.

Surviving wife, Olive G. Eckert; children, James Eckert, Boynton Beach, Fla., Laura (Frank) Madden, Cincinnati and Phillip Paul (Denise) Eckert, Lake Lure; step-sons, Terry (Helen)  Winfrey, Columbus and Samuel  (Brenda) Payne, Lake Lure, N.C.;  sister, June (Russell) Biddle, Erlanger; grandchildren, Trevor W. Spaulding and Frank Paul Madden.

No services are scheduled at this time.