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Theodore (Ted) Henry Eckerson

Theodore (Ted) Henry Eckerson passed away at home surrounded by his family on January 22, 2022, at
the age of 92.
Ted proudly served in the US Navy Submarine Service and spent most of his working career as an
engineer with GTE. He was a proud husband and father and will forever be remembered as “Papa.”
Ted is survived by his wife of 67 years, Valerie, and his brother Don Eckerson (Margaret). Ted and Valerie
had five children, Tom (deceased), Terry Armstrong (Dan), Ted Jr (Janet), Cheryl Morman (Ken) and
David (Hazel). Grandchildren: Kimberly, Krista (Travis), Adam, Kylie, Kelsey, Kailyn, Karley, Tyler, Logan,
and Ella. Great-grandchildren: Kendall, Kamryn, Aiden, and Colton.
The graveside inurnment ceremony will be held at Myrtle Hill Cemetery on February 6 at 12pm. The
reception luncheon will follow at the Blount & Curry at Garden of Memories Funeral Home (4207 E. Lake
Ave.) at 12:30pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to The Shriner’s Hospital or Hospice.

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  • Yizhe Liu says:

    I am deeply saddened by the loss that you and your family have encountered. Please accept my sincere condolences.

  • George Angelov says:

    Very sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest condolences. Rely on your faith and lean on the love of family and friends to get through this difficult time.

  • Hamid Teymour says:

    I am so sorry to learn of your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences.

  • ALCEIN and Jessamyn Rivera says:

    May the presence of the Lord bring you healing and strengthen. Pray that His Word will bring you a revelation of God as you and the family move forward.

    Philippians 4:6-7

    Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

    The Rivera family

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