Robert C Eckard

May 7, 1947March 30, 2014
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Robert C. ‘Bob’ Eckard 66, of Archer City passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014 at his home. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, April 4, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in Archer City with Pastor Rebecca Grogan officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home. Bob was born May 7, 1947 in Delaware County, Ohio to Ralph Eckard and Phyllis (Jeanette) Eckard. He moved to Archer City in 1978 to work in the oil fields in the area until his retirement in 2010. He married Julie Morris on December 20, 1980 in Archer City. Bob was Methodist by faith. Survivors include his wife, Julie Eckard of Archer City; son Derrick Eckard of Los Angeles, CA; mother, Phyllis Eckard of Cardington, OH; sister, Terril A. Cimino of Galion, OH; brother Terry Eckard and wife Mary of Mt. Gilead, OH and several nieces, nephews and other family. Bob was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Eckard. Please visit to post on line messages of condolence and remembrance to the Eckard family.


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May 7, 2014

You two have been on my mind. Actually you 3 have been. Bob already knows. Just wanted yall to know too.. Whatever you need, I've got my wand. Lots of love

Merrill Gilfillan

April 29, 2014

Bob was always great guy. With greatest laugh in world. Respected and now missed by all his football mates in Mt Gilead.

Carlton Anderson-homas

April 9, 2014

To the Family and friends of Bob, Dude,what a life well lived, you did it on your terms. We were not best friends, but we were friends. Go with God's speed 'Hefer', you were unstoppable!! You and Barb Craven were the two most interesting in Mount Gilead period!

April 6, 2014

I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. We went to school together. Prayers to Bob's family. Judy and Bob Wolford

Judy and Bob Wolford

April 6, 2014

I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. We went to school together. Prayers to Bob's family. Judy and Bob Wolford

Jack & Sulli Dobson

April 4, 2014

Our prayers & thoughts are with you & your family

T Okon

April 4, 2014

My thought and prayers are with you and your family Julie.

April 4, 2014

Julie thoughts and prayers with you and family. It is a hard time but you have a lot of friends and family to help you thru it. Love girlfriend Neva

Clare Corrigan

April 4, 2014

Hi Rob I posted earlier but did not include my name! Just wanted you to know that I am thinking of you.

April 4, 2014

So sorry for your loss Julie and your family's loss. God is the source of the sweetest comfort and the giver of strength when we need it most and that is our prayer for you all. Love from Sonny and Jo Sullivan (Belton, TX)