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Jerry W. Eckelbarger Dec. 18, 1934 - Sept. 8, 2019

Jerry W. Eckelbarger entered the world on Dec. 18, 1934 and departed on Sept. 8, 2019 at Hickory Creek Nursing Facility. He was the son of Clarence “Buck” and Mary Eckelbarger (both deceased). He married Alfreda (Freddy) Kratschman on Aug. 24, 1962 and she is deceased. He was also an Army veteran and proud of his service.

He is survived by sons Joseph D. Eckelbarger (wife Troy) of Wichita Falls, Texas and John R. Eckelbarger of Peru. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren; Melisa Eckelbarger of Wichita Falls, Texas; Justin Eckelbarger of Dallas, Texas; Max and Heather Chastain of Henrietta, Texas; Dustin and Ashley Hodges of Wichita Falls, Texas.; brother, Joseph (wife Donna) Eckelbarger of Peru; and sister-in-law, Hilda Duncan, Kokomo.

Proceeding him in death were; a son, Helmut; brothers; George, David, Max, Jack, Jesse and Steven, along with sisters; Linda and Shirley.

Visitation will be on Sept. 13, 4 – 6 p.m. At the Mexico Baptist Church. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. With pastor Kyle Schnitz officiating. Please join the family in a time of sharing memories and stories.