Carl B. Eckel


Carl B. Eckel, 94, of Blossvale, NY passed away peacefully on Monday, April 16, 2018 after a short battle with cancer. He was born on April 5, 1924 in Camden, NY, a son of C. Beach & Bessie Garnsey Eckel. Carl graduated from Camden High School.

He and the Eckel family were lifelong dairy and beef farmers. Carl always had a large garden, this proved to be his favorite hobby, especially in his later years. He never married, but considered his adopted family as his own. Carl was instrumental in raising Randy, Rusty, Roger and Rickie Loomis, as well as their sisters, Roxanne Mathews and Amie Bartholemew. Throughout the years their kids and grandchildren also benefited from his love and guidance. He will be greatly missed.

Carl is survived by his brother, Harold Eckel, Blossvale, NY.

Calling hours will be held Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 4-7 p.m. at the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., 109 Main Street, Camden, NY. Private interment McConnellsville Cemetery. Carl loved going to the Camden Alumni banquet every year, in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Camden Alumni Assoc. in Carl Eckel’s memory. You may view obituary and send a message of condolence online at


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