Gerald Eckart 1949-2021

Gerald Eugene “Jerry” Eckart, 72 of Decatur died in his home on Friday, September 10, 2021.

A memorial service to celebrate Jerry’s life will be held on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 6:00 pm. In Heartland Community Church (3253 Brush College Road Decatur, IL. 62526) with Joe Bowman officiating. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.

Jerry was born in Decatur on April 29, 1949 son of Robert and Wilma Eckart. He went to the St. John’s Lutheran School and graduated from Macon High School. Jerry was the owner of Tozer’s Pool Hall downtown Decatur. He was obviously a very talented Pool Player. He married Cheryl Slifer in 1967.

He is survived by his sons, Douglas (Barbara) Eckart, Darren (Becky) Eckart, grandchildren, Kolten, Kaymiaha, C.J., Kayleeha, Kayannha, Adric, McKenzie, Pierce, Amelia and Adeline, step grandchildren, Sadie and Johnny Keller, brother, Robert “Bobby” Eckart, sister, Diana (Ed) Cooperman.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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