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June 8, 2013

Floyd H. 'Butch' Eckler Jr.

Floyd H. ‘Butch’ Eckler Jr.

RICHFIELD SPRINGS — Floyd H. “Butch” Eckler Jr., 71, passed away on June 5, 2013, at his home in Richfield Springs.

He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in1959, and was honorably discharged in 1963. He was a life member of the NRA, the VFW, the American Legion, Marine Corps League and various hunting and fishing clubs.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon; three sons, Floyd (Tiffany) Eckler III, Wade (Amy) Eckler, Michael (Stacey) Eckler; a daughter, Mary (Jamie) Hardee; five grandchildren, Andrew, Amber, Morgan, Hunter and Katie; and three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Carol Rhyde, Dorothy (Larry) Gearhart and Pamela (Mel) Eckler; a sister-in-law Madeline Eckler; several nieces, nephews and cousins and an Aunt Shirley Potts.

He was predeceased by his parents, Floyd and Marjorie Eckler; and a brother, Harry Eckler.

In keeping with the wishes of Butch there will be no funeral services.

To send condolences or light a candle please visit

Arrangements were entrusted to the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley.

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