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William Eckert

June 13, 1918 — January 26, 2017

William Eckert


William (Bill) Eckert, 98, London Texas, passed from this life on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at a local care facility in Junction.

Bill was born on June 13, 1918 in Menard Texas, to August Eckert and Ora Gentry. Bill was raised mostly in and around Junction where he ranched and drove trucks all of his life. He served during WWII in the U.S. Army, where he received 3 Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct Medal and one Overseas Bar. He retired from truck driving at the age of 85. After retiring he raised a few goats for his past time. Bill loved his family and enjoyed getting together with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife of more than fifty years, Leona; and his daughter, Louise.
Those left to cherish his memories are his daughter; Billie Rimes and husband John; seven grandchildren and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Kimble Funeral Home with Pastor Donna Carroll officiating. Interment will follow at Junction City Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kimble Funeral Home. (325) 446-3076


Service Schedule

Funeral Services
Kimble Funeral Home Chapel
1010 College Street
Junction, TX  76849
Sunday, January 29, 2017
2 PM
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Burial Schedule

Junction City Cemetery
Junction, TX  76849
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