Clifford Harold (Cliff) Eckert
was born on May 22nd, 1948 in Vernon, B.C. and passed away on August 20th, 2012 in Cherryville, B.C. at the age of 64 years. Cliff will be lovingly remembered by his sons; Jason (Cori-Lee) Eckert and Marty (Sherri) Eckert, his granddaughters; Taylor and Charlee Eckert, his sisters; Sherry (Danny) Rota and Judy (Ben) Assmus, his brother-in-laws; Wes Lindsay and Bill Metz along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. Cliff was preceded in death by his parents; Harold and Edna Eckert and by his sister, Pat Lindsay.
Cliff loved the outdoors and spent a lot of time fishing and camping over the years. He enjoyed working with wood and tinkering around in his shop. When his sons were younger, he loved going to the rink and out to the ball field to watch the boys play.
Cremation preceded a Celebration of Cliff’s Life which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. with Mr. Brian Jackson officiating. A Reception will follow in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel.
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Cliff to Greater Vernon Kidsport c/o City of Vernon Parks and Recreation, 3310 37th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 2Y5.
Funeral arrangements have been made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605 27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5