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Wesley "Tub" Eckenrode

August 1, 1939 ~ June 14, 2017 (age 77)

Wesley Meade “Tub” Eckenrode, 77, of Callery, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at UPMC Passavant Hospital.

Born August 1, 1939 in Callery, he was a son of the late James T.R. Eckenrode and Fonda Marie DeHart Eckenrode.

He had worked as a foreman for the Asplundh Tree Company for 35 years. He was a member of the Old Union Church in Callery, was a member of the NRA and was a life member of the Callery Volunteer Fire Company. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and golfing with his brother.

Surviving is his wife Emma M. Christy Eckenrode, whom he married February 1, 1964.

2 children: Terri L. (Pete) Plog of Madrid Township, Maine and Matt M. Eckenrode of Callery.

2 brothers: Thomas R. (Lynn) Eckenrode of Zelienople and James “Brick” Eckenrode of Urbania, Ohio.

 Sisters: Patricia Weber and Lorain Christy of Butler; Donna (Gary) Plaisted of Evans City; Susan Christy of Slippery Rock.

3 grandchildren: Clayre Plog, Staci (Jason) Linnell and Jackie Plog, all of Maine.

Numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, William Eckenrode.

Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday and from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Monday. Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 12:00 noon at the Funeral Home.

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