David “Dave” Allen Eckenrode, 82, of Mocksville, NC entered his heavenly home on July 26, 2020 at the W. G. Bill Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury, NC.
Dave was born June 7, 1938 in Cresson, PA. Dave is preceded in death by his parents, daughter Rachelle Hollars, brothers Frank and Bob Eckenrode, and a sister Linda Johnson.
In life Dave attended Pennsylvania schools and served 11 ½ years in The United States Marine Corps. After the military Dave was a video game and pinball machine repairman for Patton Brothers PBI several years. Dave was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Mocksville, NC. Hobbies and clubs that Dave loved included hunting and fishing, he was also a former member of AMVETS.
Dave is survived by his wife Janice Eckenrode, sons Jimmy Eckenrode and Billy Allen Eckenrode (Lori), sister Dorothy Stevens, grandchildren Meredith Poplin, Madison Brewer, and Omar Alsweti, and great grandchildren Wyatt and Kennedy Poplin.
A memorial service for David will be held Sunday October 4, 2020 2:00PM - 4:00PM at Seventh Day Adventist Church on Milling Rd. in Mocksville, NC.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers that memorials be sent to the American Veteran's Association.
Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville are honored to serve the family.
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