Stephen Eugene Echard, 66, of Tecumseh, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.

Stephen Eugene Echard, 66, of Tecumseh, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Tecumseh.

He was born on Jan. 23, 1952, to Eugene and Mary Alice (Stokes) Echard in Oklahoma City.

Steve attended Tecumseh Public Schools and was a 1970 graduate of Tecumseh High School. He attended college at East Central University in Ada.

He worked in the right-of-way department at O.G.E. until his retirement.

Steve was a member of the Church of Christ. He enjoyed sports and was a loyal OU football fan.

He was preceded in death by parents, Eugene and Mary Alice Echard.

Survivors include two brothers, Tony Echard of Tecumseh and Doug and Sheryl Echard of Bay City, Texas; four nephews, B.J. and Ashlie Echard of Ada, Andy and Kendal Echard of Moore, Brett and Jackie Echard of Richmond, Texas, and Corey Echard of Bay City, Texas; two great-nieces, Kennedy and Kassidy; and other extended family and friends.

Memorial service will be 2 p.m., Oct. 13, at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Kevin Keenan and Brad Walck officiating under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.