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WILLIAM I. ECKHART JR.
December 31, 2023
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William I. Eckhart, Jr. 80, of Mountain Top, died on December 31, 2023 in Mountain Top.
Born in Rochester, NY, he was the son of the late William I. Eckhart Sr. and Esther Eckhart. He was a graduate of Burnt Hills High School, University of Vermont, and earned his Master's Degree at Syracuse University. Bill served his country proudly in the United States Army during Vietnam, and was the recipient of the Vietnam Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Meritorious Unit Commendation. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Mountain Top.
Bill loved spending time with family, listening to music, and playing his guitar. He was a member of the Photography Club, Mountain Top Dinner Club, Mountain Top Newcomers Club, and Nescopeck Hunting and Rifle Club. In his younger years, was very actively involved in mentoring youth in Junior Achievement and the Jaycees. He enjoyed traveling, skiing, and playing golf.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Nancy Dixon Eckhart.
Left to cherish his memory are his children, Kathy Lucas and husband Howard of Los Angeles, Robert Eckhart and wife Muffy of West Chester, PA, and grandchildren, Zoe, Emmy, and Alex.
Funeral Service, with Military Honors, will be conducted on Friday, January 5, 2024 at 7:00 pm from the Desiderio-Lehman Funeral and Cremation, 436 S. Mountain Blvd. Mountain Top. A private burial will be held at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery.
Friends are invited to join the family for a visitation from 5:00 pm until the time of service at the funeral home.