Michael D. Eckhart
Michael D. Eckhart, age 88, of Leoma, TN passed away Sunday, August 30, 2020 at his residence.
He was a native of Evanston, IL, a retired professor at Moraine Valley Community College, and a member of Second Street Church of Christ in Pulaski, TN. He served as an Elder at Park Forest Church of Christ. He also served on the Board of Directors for Wisconsin Christian Youth Camp and AGAPE. He was an Eagle Scout and volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Eckhart served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Lauren Dean and Bernice Vance Eckhart.
He is survived by his wife: Macie H. Eckhart of Leoma, TN; three children: Milton D. Eckhart (Holly) of York, NE, Michelle E. Edwards (Gary) of Jonesboro, AR, and Mark S. Eckhart (Deann) of Waxhaw, NC; seven grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services for Michael D. Eckhart were conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 5, 2020 with Wayne Hawley officiating. Interment followed at John Lay Cemetery in Ethridge, TN with full military honors. Neal Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Family suggests memorials be made to: Wisconsin Christian Youth Camp, N3595 Fallhall Road, Black River Falls, WI 54615-6909, or wcyc.org for online donations. Condolences may be sent by way of: www.nealfuneralhome.net.