Russell Willard Eckman
Russell Willard Eckman
  • February 8, 1928 - September 18, 2016
  • Lehighton, Pennsylvania

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Russell Willard Eckman, 88, of Franklin Township, passed away September 18, 2016 in Lehigh Valley Hospital.
Born on February 8, 1928, in White Bear, PA, he was a son of the late Donald and Edna (Hottenstein) Eckman.
He was a widower of Glendora "Glennie" Eckman and Valeria "Val" Eckman.
Russell was a road salesman for his family's lumber business, Eckman Lumber Company.
He was a member of Lehighton Legion Post #314.
Survivors include his children: Cindi M. Eckman, wife of Marty Coggins, Leesburg, FL., Danny R. Eckman, husband of Dianne, Lehighton, PA, and Mashella D. Slyder, Lehighton, PA. Other survivors include his brother, James Eckman, husband of Maureen, Oxford, PA; grandson, Jamie Eckman, husband of Sharon, Lehighton, PA; and three great-grandsons: Jeremy, Joshua, and Matthew Eckman.
He was predeceased by his brother, John Eckman, and two sisters, Dorothy Graver and Ethel Steigerwalt.
Services will be at the convenience of the family.
Linwood W. Ott Funeral Home, Inc. 111 N. Reading Ave. Boyertown, PA 19512 is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be recorded at