Scott E. Eckberg

Scott E. Eckberg, 42, Tyrone, was pronounced dead at his home Tuesday.

He was born in Pittsburgh, son of Edwin “Butch” Eckberg and the late Sonja J. (Tirch) Eckberg.

Surviving are his father of Tyrone; a sister, Kimberlee A. and husband, Joe, and beloved niece, Sonja, and nephew, Palmer, all in Texas; and his dog, Newgent.

Scott was a 1990 graduate of Tyrone Area High School. He loved playing the guitar and listening to music, and he was an accomplished maker of guitars and other stringed instruments. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

There will be no viewing. A gathering of family, relatives and friends will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday March 30, 2014, at Derman Funeral Home Inc., Tyrone. Interment will be at the convenience of the family at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donations to the Joshua House, 123 W. 10th St., Tyrone, PA 16686.