Paul R Eckard, Jr, 79. Treasured husband of 59 years of Beverly (née Hau), devoted father of Dale (Brenda) of Hilliard, Susan Rausch of Brooklyn, and Paula Koziol (Alex) of Philadelphia. Proud grandfather to Chad (Bethany) Eckard, Elizabeth (Alex) Minium, Ethan and Madison Rausch, and Alexander, Miles, and Elena Koziol. Papa HoHo to 7 great-grandchildren. Beloved brother of Jackie (Richard, deceased) Dalzell and Karen (Jack) Mazzeo. Born in Altoona, PA to parents Paul Sr and Leona (née Schandelmeier), both deceased. Brother-in-law to Debby (Tom) Kelly, Shirley, deceased, (Keith, deceased) Richards and James, deceased, (Dorte) Hau. Uncle, nephew, cousin, and dear friend of many. Served as Santa at numerous malls and stores from 1998 through 2015. Family will receive friends from 6-8pm on Saturday, September 10 at the Church of the Redeemer, 23500 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake where a celebration of life will also be held on Sunday, September 11 at 4pm. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Western Reserve, 300 E 185th, Cleveland, OH 44119.