Beloved husband of the late Marie H. Eckert (nee Seyferth); loving father of Verna (the late Scott) Noel and Jeff (Janet) Eckert; adoring grandfather of Jason (Kim ) Hillenbrand, Aaron (Brandi) Noel, Daniel (Leslie) Noel, Laura (Cory) Kiesling, Neal and John Eckert; cherished great grandfather of 7; dear brother of Fred and the late Leroy, Walter and Mary Ellen. Our dearest brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle and friend to many. Vernon loved all sports but especially golf and he enjoyed watching old western movies.
Visitation at Kutis Affton Chapel 10151 Gravois Rd. 63123 on Wednesday, October 28 from 10:00 am. until funeral service time at 12:30 pm. Interment at J.B. National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions to Salvation Army appreciated.