John L. Ecton

Born: Thu., May 5, 1932
Died: Sun., Feb. 13, 2011

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John L. Ecton, 78, husband of Patsy Mattox Ecton for 42 years, passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2011 at the Nicholas County Hospital.

He was born May 5, 1932 in Nicholas County to the late Jesse Ward, Sr. & Louise Wilson Ecton. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and was a member of American Legion Post 17, where he was former Post Commander. John worked for the Nicholas Co. Road Department for 26 years and was Road Supervisor for 13 years. After retiring, he drove a bus for the Nicholas Co. Schools for another 10 years. He attended Myers Christian Church, serving as a deacon and board member.

Other survivors include 5 daughters, Debby Ecton, Brenda (Pedie) Hardin, Carlisle, Cathy (Bill) Clark, Millersburg, Gay (David) Hunt and Amy (Mike) Bowles, Carlisle, 2 sons, Jeff (Katherine) Lynam, Cummins, Georgia, and Mark Lynam, Fairfield, California, a brother, Paul (Mary) Ecton, Milford, Ohio, a sister, Betty Flora, Frankfort, 13 grandchildren, Jai (Tiffany) Hardin, Trae Clark, Scotty Clark, Gerrick Zornes, Kandice Zornes, Jacob Bowles, Kenzie Bowles, Keylee Bowles, Ricky Lynam, Matthew Lynam, Wesley Lynam, Eric Lynam & Kristen Lynam and 2 great-grandchildren, Weslee Hardin and Damon Zornes.

He was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, J. W. Ecton, Jr. and Ralph Ecton, and his loving dog, Pepper.

Services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home by Rev. Sam Chanslor and Rev. Don Wagoner. Burial with military honors will follow in the Carlisle Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 5:00 P.M. Tuesday.

Memorial contributions suggested to the Myers Christian Church.


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   Posted Thu December 06, 2012
Georgia A Gilvin To all the family of Mr. John Ecton. Sorry for your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you. Mr.& Mrs. Billy Gilvin
Kelly Rice I am so sorry for your loss. He was such a nice man and so hard working. I know he will be deeply missed.
Glenda R. Lemons We are so sorry for your loss. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers. William, Glenda and Zach Lemons
Jerry and Mary Frederick The family is in our prayers. May God comfort each of you during this very sad time.
Angie Wilson Parker So sorry for your loss. Dad had just told me he was sick. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you today and the days to come.
Jerry & Carol Hunt Our condolences to the family.

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