George D. Eccard Sr., 82

July 21, 2010

-JULY 19, 2010

MARBURY, Md. - George D. Eccard Sr., 82, of Marbury, Md., died Monday, July 19, 2010.

Born in Mount Lena, Md., he was the son of the late David C. Eccard and Olive M. (Fischer) Eccard.

George was a 1946 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marie A. Eccard; his two sons, George Eccard Jr. and David Eccard; his daughter, Suzanne (Eccard) Bailey; his brother, Claude "Brother" W. Eccard; and his sister, Carol Ann Carter. He also is survived by six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

A funeral ceremony will be Saturday, July 24, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Marbury Baptist Church, Marbury. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial, Waldorf, Md.


The family will receive friends Friday, July 23, 2010, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home, 4270 Hawthorne Road, Indian Head, Md., and Saturday one hour before the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Marbury Baptist Church, 4670 Bicknell Road, Marbury, MD 20658 or Hospice of Charles County, 105 La Grange Ave., La Plata, MD 20646.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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