On Tuesday October 2, 2012 William "Ned" E. Eakle, Sr., beloved husband of Agnes H. Eakle (nee Fitzsimmons) passed away. Loving father of Linda Schnell and husband Dick, Ned Eakle and wife Melissa, Tim Eakle and wife Robin, Tom Eakle, Steve Eakle and wife Denise and Patty Sipocz and husband Jerry; he is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by his beloved children, Judith Ann Eakle and James Maurice Eakle.
Family and friends are invited to gather at Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park, Inc., 7250 Washington Blvd., Elkridge, MD on Friday, October 5, 2012 from 3-5 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial to celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 10 a.m., Church of the Resurrection, 3165 Paulskirk Drive, Ellicott City, MD, with interment to follow in Meadowridge Memorial Park, Elkridge, MD.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to: Gilchrist Hospice in Columbia, Maryland, www.gilchristhospice.org