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Obituary for Roy Dean Eck

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Roy Dean Eck

September 28, 1925 - February 3, 2013

Roy Dean Eck, 87, passed away on February 3, 2013. He was born on September 28, 1925 to William John and Myrtle Irene Eck in Providence, Utah. Roy graduated from Weston High School in 1943.At the age of 2, dad moved to Dayton, Idaho which he always considered his home. In 1943 Roy left Dayton to work on his uncle’s dairy in Artesia, California. He returned to Utah in 1945 to work for the Bureau of Reclamation. In 1946 he returned to Dayton to help with the family farm. In 1949 he went to work at Toole Ordinance Depot. He retired from Hill Air Force Base in September 1980. Dad enjoyed spending time with his family, helping his brother Bud on the farm, raising cows and gardening. Roy is survived by his two sons: Blaine R. and Jill Eck of South Ogden, Denis J. and Betty Jeffs, of Ogden, his twin brother, Ray (Flora) Eck of Ogden, his sister, Shirley (Ralph) Corless of Kaysville and his brother, Elton “Bud” (Eileen) Eck of Dayton, Idaho. He is also survived by 3 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Evelyn Stotts, Wilma Scheel, and brothers, Dale Eck and Reed Eck. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2013. A gathering of family and friends will be held at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Graveside services will follow at the Dayton Idaho Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.The family would like to thank his neighbors Mike and Marcia Dennis and Nola Packer for the kindness and friendship they showed dad during the last several years. They would also like to thank the staff of McKay Dee Hospital and IHC Hospice for their care in his last few days. Please send the family your condolences and a memory at



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Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Leavitts Mortuary


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

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Dayton Idaho Cemetery


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Born: September 28, 1925
Died: February 3, 2013

Condolences for Roy Dean Eck

Kathy & Jim posted on 2/9/13

Sorry to hear the sad news about your dad :(


Charles /Connie Denaster posted on 2/7/13

Leave a message in Roy's Guestbook.To Blaine and Jill. Sorry to here of the loss of your Father.Charles and Connie Denaster.


Deon Mayhew posted on 2/6/13

I am at a loss for words to discribe how very much Uncle Roy ment to me. I was the little girl he did not have. He was a wonderful man that gave of himself and never expected anything in return. He will be missed dearly and will forever be in my heart. I will charish the memories.


Debra posted on 2/6/13

God Bless you at this time of sorrow... Roy will be missed...He was a very special person...


Nephew Ken posted on 2/6/13

I didn't realize how much I was going to miss Uncle Roy until I saw his portrait posted here. The portrait is my was he. As I dry my tears I treasure the memories of a handsome, strong, successful, hardworking man with a heat of gold. We love you Uncle will be missed dearly.