Lt. Cmdr. Ronald William Eickhoff (U.S. Navy, ret.), 61, of Kingsland passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.

Funeral services, with full military honors, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Jacksonville National Cemetery in Florida. 

Ron is survived by his wife of 39 years, Julia Eickhoff; their son, HM2 Daniel Eickhoff, and daughters, Miranda Lewis and Savannah Fletcher; grandchildren, Landon Eickhoff, Owen, Oliver and Harlow Lewis and Dominic Fletcher.

Ron was born March 2, 1958, in Highland Park, Mich. He served with the United States Army from 1976 until 1980, joining the United States Navy in 1981. He was a Gulf War veteran and was commissioned in 1990 as an ensign. Ron retired from the U.S. Navy in 2006 after 30 years of military service.

Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of the arrangements.

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