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Funeral Ceremony: 11 a.m. Saturday, October 17, 2020, at Faith Lutheran Church in Flora
Interment: Floral Garden of Memories Cemetery
Visitation: 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Saturday at the church
Eugene “Gene” Carl Eck, age 90, of Louisville, Illinois, passed away Monday afternoon, October 12, 2020, at his home.
He was born May 11, 1930, in Otwell, Indiana, the son of John and Tinnie (Grossman) Eck. He married Betty Young on February 22, 1973.
Eugene moved to Xenia, Illinois, in 1957, to start his own farm. He was a large pork producer and grain farmer. Eugene was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church in Flora where he served as Head Trustee and Head Usher. He also served as Songer Township Trustee.
He is survived by his loving wife: Betty Eck; children: Rhonda, Elaine (Larry), Eugene H., and Beulah (Doug); and grandsons: Travis, Alex (Kelly), Nathan, and Dustyn (Kailey).
A funeral ceremony will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, October 17, 2020, at Faith Lutheran Church in Flora. Interment will follow in Floral Garden of Memories Cemetery. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Saturday at the church. Arrangements are in the care of Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Flora Faith Lutheran Church or Clay County Hospice and these will be accepted through the funeral home. To share a memory or condolence visit: www.frankandbright.com
God’s Blessings to Betty and all of Gene’s family. He was a good and faithful servant.
My sympathy to the family. Always enjoyed visiting with Gene and Betty before and after church!
RIP my thoughts and prayers with you all
My deepest sympathy to Betty and family. Love from your past Faith Lutheran Church family, Becky and Jessica
Thoughts and Prayers from the Pearson’s
So sorry for your loss. Fly high handsome.
You created the best loving mother a son could ever have. RIP
I will always look fondly on the way my mother spoke of you and our visits to you and the farm.
Very sorry to hear about his passing. My condolences to his family. Love, Gary A. Eck Otwell, IN