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“Norm, Jim, Tom and family Memory Eternal to Bill. What a joy to all who knew Him.Lord remember your servant bill,who has departed from this lifein...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Mark Kiproff - Fort Wayne, IN

“Bill was my first employer but prior to that he was a big help to my family while my mother struggled as a single mom. She worked at the CK across...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Bill Swihart - Escondido, CA

“Godspeed. Brian Burton Son of Marie [Calcoff] Burton ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Brian Burton - Fort Wayne, IN

“Tom and family :I am so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Sarah Gemmer Clark - Auburn, IN

“Katrina and familyPlease accept my condolences for the passing of your grandfather. My prayers are with you at this difficult time.Keep those...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Laurie Johnson - Fort Wayne, IN

“Our love and sympathy to Norma and Bill's family. My heart treasures memories of Bill's friendship with my Dad and the journey they walked being...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“We send condolences to Norma and family. We loved Bill and our times when we were together. Bill always enjoyed talking family history and it was...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Barbara/John Snider - Fort Wayne, IN


William "Bill" Eshcoff passed away peacefully on March 5th, 2018 after a wonderful life of 92 years. He was born on November 13th, 1925 to the late Vasil and Olga (Paliganoff) Eshcoff in Fort Wayne. He wedded his wife Norma (Geerken) of nearly 70 years; had three sons - John, Jim and Tom; and was a wonderful Dedo to four grandchildren. Bill graduated from Central High School in 1944 and was a proud part of the state championship track team that competed and won the title with only 4 team members. He honorably served in the army in World War II in the European theatre. He followed his family legacy in the restaurant business, as his father was one of the founders of Coney Island restaurant Ft. Wayne, and owned and operated several Coney King Restaurants in the Fort Wayne area over the years. He was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. He was an avid golfer and participated in the Ft. Wayne City tournament up until his early 70's. He was very proud of his Macedonian heritage. His greatest passion though was his family. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, John; brothers, John and Robert; sisters and brothers-in-law, Luba & Cyril Christoff and Helen & Russell Choka; and nephew, Michael Choka. He is survived by wife, Norma; sons, Jim (Susan) and Tom; grandchildren, Christie (David Chambers), John, Katrina (Blake Mathis), and Nicholas; 4 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Natka Eshcoff; and nieces and nephews. Funeral service is 4 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, with visitation beginning at 2 p.m. until time of service. Private burial at Lindenwood Cemetery. Arrangements by D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home. to sign the online guestbook, please visit www.domccombandsons.com.