|Birth: ||Feb. 18, 1981|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||May 8, 2005, Iraq|
Army Sgt. Gary A. Eckert Jr., 24, of Toledo, Ohio; assigned to the 983rd Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve, Monclova, Ohio. Andy died May 8 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained earlier that day when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Samarra, Iraq. He married Tiphany Anne (Miramontes) February 28, 2003, in Toledo, OH. She survives along with children, Marlee Freedom, and Myles Manning; mother, Deborah Cieslak; father, Gary (Cathy) Eckert; father-in-law, David Miramontes; mother-in-law, Angela Miramontes; grandparents, Sherman and Veda Eckert and Mahlin and Beverly Carroll; brother, Ryan; sisters, Denise, Crystal, Jessica, Stephanie, and Alexandria, and special friends, Bret and Gwen Howland, Travis and Aubrey Repass, Redus and Jessica Thomas, Theresa Martin, Kris Howland, and Paul Matney. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Donald and Florence Keys.
Maintained by: Ally Eckert
Originally Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: May 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14177499
Thank you for your service to our country. You would be proud of your son, as he is of you. Red|
Added: Mar. 7, 2014
I was able to see the piece on Myles from CBS News today. He misses you more than words can describe. God Bless him and your family.|
Added: Mar. 3, 2014
Thank you from the bottom of my heart, God bless you and your wonderful family, may you rest in peace~|
Added: Mar. 2, 2014
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