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Edwin E. Eckard, Jr.

January 7, 1954 — April 14, 2024

Altoona

Edwin E. Eckard, Jr.

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Edwin E. Eckard Jr., 70, Altoona, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2024, at UPMC Altoona. Born January 7, 1954, Altoona, son of the late Edwin E. Sr. and Margaret J. (Ott) Eckard. Survived by his wife, Stephanie M. (Johnsonbaugh) Eckard; daughter, Laura J. Hazlett; son, Rev. Dennis M. Eckard; sisters, Margaret Sprankle, Grace Crosson and Kathy Eckard; brothers, Thomas, John, Leon and James Eckard; four grandchildren, Joshua, Jacob, Krystal and Eric Jr.; and 2 great-grandchildren, Jace and Cadence. Edwin was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the VFW and American Legion. Friends and family will be received Thursday, April 18, 2024 from 2 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m., Jones Funeral Home, Rev. Dennis Eckard officiant. Private burial at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society (donate.cancer.org). Arrangements have been entrusted to Jones Funeral Home, An Anderson Family Firm, 1222 13th Avenue, Altoona. Condolences may be made at JonesFHAltoona.com.

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