Thomas Leroy Eckerle, of Brookville, was born on April 23, 1953 in Batesville, a son to Raymond and Lavinia Prifogle Eckerle. He married Brenda Tebbe on April 24, 1976 at St. Michael Catholic Church. Tom worked for the Franklin County Water Company and was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and the Franklin County Conservation Club. He was very handy and never encountered something he couldn’t fix. Tom loved spending time with his grandchildren and family and enjoyed hunting. On Friday, August 28, 2020 at the age of 67, he passed away at his residence with family by his side.Those surviving who will cherish Tom’s memory include his wife of 44 years, Brenda Eckerle; daughters, Jennifer Wiesemann and Miranda (Brett) Rauch, both of Brookville; grandchildren, Haley, Michael, Jerod, Anabelle, David, John, Kendall and Aaron; siblings, Karen (Bruce) Machamer of Huntsville, AL; Kenny (Carolyn) Eckerle, of Brookville, Connie (Mark) Taylor of Cincinnati, Larry (Ruth) Eckerle of Brookville, and Mary (Chris) Burk of Brookville; mother-in-law, Mary Tebbe of Brookville; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. with Rosary at 10 a.m. Fr. Vincent Lampert will officiate a Mass of Christian burial at 1 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.Family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial donations be directed to St. Michael School or Church at the funeral home or directly at 145 E. St. Michael Blvd., Brookville IN 47012. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Tom Eckerle.