1936 – 2011
Pomfret Center – Edd W. Eckard, 74 of Babbitt Hill Rd died surrounded by his family at the home of his daughter in Putnam. Born in Wittenburg, NC he was the son of the late Alvin and Cora (Moretz) Eckard.
Mr. Eckard worked for US Button in the perform department. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his daughters, Jessica Eckard of Putnam and Rebecca Canova of Spotsylvania, VA; two sisters, Betty Pruett of Taylorsville, NC and Nancy Kerle of North Carolina; six grandchildren and two nephews.
A private burial for Edd was held at Abington Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Hospice of Northeast Connecticut. PO Box 632, Putnam, CT. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com