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Sgt Gary Andrew "Andy" Eckert, Jr
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1981
Fort Bragg
Cumberland County
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. 
 
Burial:
Whitehouse Cemetery
Whitehouse
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Ally Eckert
Originally Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: May 05, 2006
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Sgt Gary Andrew Andy Eckert, Jr
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Sgt Gary Andrew Andy Eckert, Jr
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Sgt Gary Andrew Andy Eckert, Jr
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Looking down, I imagine you are smiling at the family you leave behind and how amazing they are. Your legacy has instilled a forever pay it forward, giving, child to which I believe will carry on his own legacy. Thank you for serving and for your sacrific...(Read more)
- Christie C
 Added: Jul. 17, 2014
I heard of you through your son Miles on Facebook today ... a rerun of a CBS news story. A son to be proud of, indeed.
- Jane Gilman
 Added: Jul. 17, 2014
I heard your story today on TheBlaze, may God Bless you and comfort your family always.
- D. Singleton Shell
 Added: May. 26, 2014
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