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Veterans Prayer

Robert Lee Bell
mmm ddd, yyyy - May 2, 2008

Robert Lee Bell, 79, a retired automobile salesman, died Friday, May 2, 2008 at his home.

The graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday, May 6 at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Monday, May 5 at Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193) of Tallahassee.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:
Big Bend Hospice
1723 Mahan Center Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Mr. Bell was a native and lifelong resident of Leon County. He was an associate with Alford Chevrolet for many years and later owned Lee Bell Auto Sales in Tallahassee.

An Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of the American Legion and a charter member of VFW Post No.3308. A past commander of Post 3308, he also served as Post Quartermaster and Judge Advocate. Always an outdoorsman, he loved his garden, fishing and turkey hunting.

Survivors include his daughter, Beth Herold (Ed) of Tallahassee; two brothers, George Bell (Jewell) and Perry Bell (Iris), both of Tallahassee; and a granddaughter Whitney Herold of Tallahassee. He was preceded in death in 1997 by his wife of 42 years Betty Bell. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/4/2008.

David Gerald Eccard
July 23, 1949 - October 3, 2007

David Gerald Eccard, 58, retired Chief Warrant Officer Clerk, U.S. Navy, real estate agent and property manager, died Wednesday, October 3, 2007.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Becky Eccard.

Family will receive friends from 4:00PM to 6:00PM Saturday October 6, 2007 at Culleys Funeral Home on Riggins Road.

The Navy Honor Guard is conducting the memorial service at 4:00PM EDT Sunday, October 7, 2007 at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191)

The burial is Tuesday October 9, 2007 at 2:00PM at the VFW Cemetery (off Crawfordville Road on River Road) in Tallahassee with the American Legion Post 241 Honor Guard from Sneads, Florida performing graveside services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to:

The Military Officers Association Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 4038
Tallahassee, FL 32315

David was a native of Columbus, Ohio, and had lived in Tallahassee for seven years. He retired as a Chief Warrant Officer Clerk from the U.S. Navy after 22 years of service. He served as treasurer of the Military Officers Association (MOAA), and was Third Vice Commander of the American Legion Sauls-Bridges Post 13. He was a member of the VFW 3308 and the Tallahassee Realtors Association. David was a member of the Holy Cross Anglican Church of Tallahassee. He is also survived by two sons, Christopher Eccard of Laurens, S.C., and Ross Cochran (and wife MeSue) of Perry; two daughters, Heather Grube (and husband Chief Petty Officer Duane Grube) of Charleston, S.C., and Stacy Faircloth (and husband Jim) of Perry; and eight grandchildren, Austin Brown, Jordan Grube, Calvin Grube, Jordan Lyle, Trey Lyle, Brittany Faircloth, Sallie Faircloth and Sydney Ray. David was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Ruth Eccard, and one sister, Debbie Eccard.

A Prayer for a Veteran

We pray that nothing of this man's life will be lost,
but that it will be of benefit to the world;
that all that he held sacred may be respected
by those who follow him and that everything
in which he was great may continue to
mean as much to us now that he is gone.

We ask you that he may go on living in his children;
in their hearts and minds, their courage
and their conscience.

We ask you that we who were associated with him
may now, because of his passing,
be even more closely associated with each other,
and that we may, in this togetherness
and peace and friendship here on earth,
always be deeply conscious of your promise
to be faithful to us in death.



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