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Franklin "Bud" M. Ekis, Jr.

October 3, 1953 ~ March 3, 2021 (age 67)

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Franklin M. “Bud” Ekis,Jr. of Atlantic (Greenwood Twp.) passed away unexpectedly at his residence Wednesday evening, March 3, 2021 of natural causes.  He was 67.

He was born in Smicksburg, PA on October 3, 1953 a son of the late Franklin M. and Ruby A. (Truitt) Ekis, Sr.  He had previously been employed with Arrow Forge and Vernon Towing.  He had served dutifully and honorably with the U.S. Marines.

Bud is survived by three sisters, Nancy Davison, Cochranton, Lilly Ekis, Atlantic, Robin Hays, Meadville; a brother Ken Ekis and his wife Christina of Atlantic and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sisters, Linda Deeter and Mabel Ongley and a brother John Ekis.

Family and friends may call at the Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 3223 Perry Hwy., Sheakleyville on Sunday, March 7, 2021 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm.   Those wishing to financially assist the family with the funeral expenses incurred may do so through this website by clicking the donation tab located above this obituary

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March 7, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory Inc.
3223 Perry Hwy P.O. Box 195
Sheakleyville, PA 16151

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