Friday, September 27, 2013

Marshall Albert Ecker

(June 20, 1945 - September 26, 2013)
Gretna…….Marshall Albert Ecker, age 68 of 7856 Deerview Road, Gretna died Thursday, September 26, 2013 at his residence.
Born June 20, 1945 in Westminster, Maryland, he was a son of the late Albert Monroe Ecker and Lillie Mae Frank Ecker.
Mr. Ecker was the Chairman of the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors, representing the Staunton River District.
He was an Army Veteran of Vietnam; and was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, and mentor.
Mr. Ecker enjoyed woodworking, blacksmithing, and was a collector of many things, especially trains.
He is survived by his wife, Ann Ecker of the residence; one son, Jason Ecker and wife, Lisa of Greenville, N.C.; two sisters, Janice Folsom of Kansas City, KS, and Ann Rigg of Stafford; and two grandchildren, Bryon Ecker and Megan Ecker.
Graveside services will be conducted 3:00 P.M. Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Carl O. Moran Memorial Garden by Pastor Matthew Speck with Military Honors by the Virginia National Guard Honor Guard.
A celebration of his life will be conducted 4:00 P.M. Sunday, September 29, 2013 at Piney Grove Baptist Church by Pastor Matthew Speck.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Piney Grove Baptist Church, 2261 Piney Grove Road, Gretna, VA 24557. The family will receive friends at the residence. Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting