Ronald D. Eck, 48, of Leesburg, FL, passed away on November 1, 2014. Ron was born on April 12, 1966 in Duluth, Minnesota. He was a carpenter. Ron served his country in the U.S. Army. He moved to Florida from Duluth in 2012. Ron enjoyed playing softball, being a disc jockey, managing a hockey team for children, and being a foster parent to many many children. He is survived by his wife, Heather Eck, Leesburg, FL; daughter Carla (Mark) Fermenich, Cloquet, MN; Amber (Bob) Lindstrom, Portland, OR; step daughter, Alexus Shatto, Leesburg, FL; step daughter, Asha Vennette; foster daughter, Tonya (Sissy) Severson; sisters, Sheryl (Paul) Conley, Duluth, MN, Laurie (Fred) Puglisi, Woodland Hills, CA; brother, Pat Niemen, Duluth, MN; three grandchildren, Macy, Isla, and Everly, father, Edward (Vonnie) Eck, Esko, MN, and mother, Peggy (Ralph) Olson-Campanio, Leesburg, FL and Duluth, MN.