SCOTT CITY — Dale Eugene Eckels, 84, died on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at the Park Lane Nursing Home in Scott City. He was born on July 5, 1935, in Cheyenne Wells, Colo., to Louis and Mollie Hindergart Eckels.
A lifetime resident of Shallow Water, he was self-employed working numerous jobs. On July 4, 1954, he married Beverly Ann Bulkley in Scott City. She died on June 23, 2010 in Wichita.
He is survived by her two sons, Les Eckels of Huron, S.D., and Kenton Eckels of Scott City; two daughters, Kim Baier of Ulysses and Jynette Buxton of Scott City; one brother, Scott Eckels of Orange County, Calif.; and seven granddaughters; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and four brothers.
Funeral services was held at 2 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church in Scott City. Interment will be in the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City. Visitation was held Sunday and Monday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City.
Memorials can be made out to the Pence Community Church for the Alpha Christian Children’s Home or Park Lane Nursing Home in care of Price & Sons Funeral Homes.