Thomas J. Eckery, Jr., 92, of Lincoln died at a Lincoln hospital on Monday, November 19, 2018. He was born February 9, 1926 at Lincoln and graduated from Lincoln High. He attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln for two years. He served in the United States Navy and Air Force. He married Patricia McLaughlin on October 1, 1952. He worked as the purchasing agent at High Gain Electronics. He attended Southview Christian Church in Lincoln. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Beatrice. He was also a member of the VFW, DAV and Elks Club all of Lincoln. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and was an avid bowler.
Survivors include one son, Steve Eckery of Lincoln.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice. Burial: Evergreen Home Cemetery of Beatrice with military rites. Memorials: First Christian Church of Beatrice. Visitation will be at Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice from 8:00 A.M. Friday until time of services on Saturday. www.foxfuneralhome.net Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice in charge of arrangements.