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Howard Hal Eckles

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Howard Hal Eckles

Chincoteague, VA - Of Chincoteague, VA passed away at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital, Onancock, VA on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at the age 98. His wife, Willa Eckles predeceased him. Born in Porterville CA on July 3, 1920 and his parents were the late, Berthal Hall and Mattie Smith Eckles. He was an assistant science advisor to the secretary of interior NOAA in McLeah, VA and a member of Trinity Methodist Church. Mr. Eckles was in the United States Navy during WWII.

He is survived by his two daughters, Kathy Hooker of Flagstone, AZ, Karen Searfoss of Axle, TX, a son, John Eckles of Sommerfield, FL, five grandchildren, seven great grandchildren.

There will be a Memorial Service held on Monday, October 29, 2018 at Fox & Holston Funeral Home, Chincoteague, VA at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Maury Enright officiating.

Local arrangements made by Fox & Holston Funeral Home, Chincoteague, VA

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Published in The Daily Times on Nov. 1, 2018
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