Richard Walter Eckard II

February 18, 1962 - October 15, 2014
Richard Walter Eckard II


Richard “Richie” Walter Eckard II age 52 of Wilmington passed away October 15, 2014 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Richie was born in Fulton NY on February 18, 1962.

He was preceded in his death by his Mom and Dad, Betty and George Chawgo, his three sisters Kim Berryhill, Denise Grinnell, and Julie Little.

Richie was a wonderful person and was loved by many. He had a great love for God, Port City Church and his AA friends. He loved being a barber. He will be sorely missed by many. May God rest his weary soul.

Memorial Service will be held 11 AM Saturday November 1, 2014 at Port City Church.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • October 30, 2014
    Paula Haigler says:
    Arrivederci Richie A presto, evero, stai attento! Perefavore! Amore I love you!

  • October 20, 2014
    Donna says:
    Many happy moments with Richie when i worked with him at Beaver Meadows Golf Course , lots of laughs. Wish i could have known him more recently., My thoughts and prayers are with entire family. Donna

  • October 21, 2014
    Jack Flanagan says:
    Let us all forever live in thankfui contemplation of Him who presides over us all.

  • March 25, 2019
    Cheri Leichleiter says:
    Richie was very dear to my heart. He always offered a laugh, a smile, and kind words to help me get through my day. He saw the best in me when I couldn’t see it myself. I loved him with all of my heart and am truly heart broken to learn of his passing