|Birth: ||Feb. 7, 1928|
|Death: ||Sep. 21, 1991|
U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II stationed on the USS Cape
Esperance. One of 13 children Son of the late Elias S. and Ruth Fehr Beck.
Small newspaper clipping taped inside an old family Bible
" TEN YOUTHS LEAVE FOR NAVAL ENLISTMENT"
A group of 10 seventeen-year-olds left Wednesday for Philadelphia for examination for enlistment into the U.S. Naval Reserve V-6. Seven of them were from Columbia.
Raymond V. Broome, 135 B. Seventh St. Lewis A. Backman 651 Ninth St. James D. Shillow 561 Walnut St. William F. Smith 1130 Lancaster Ave. Albert J. Schmitt, 649 S. Ninth St. James E. Setz, R2; and William F. Ferich, 836 Wright St. all of Columbia; and Ammon E. Beck, Terre Hill; Norman Henry, Pequea; and Preston W. Kreider, Willow Street R1. Broome was in charge of the group."
Obituary in the Lancaster paper
"Ammon BECK 62
Ammon E. BECK, 62, a longtime Armstrong employee, died unexpectedly of natural causes
Monday at his home, 33 Rudy St.
BECK, who lived in Lancaster all his life, was employed 48 years by Armstrong World Industries. He worked as a tow motor operator in the warehouse, retiring this year.
He was a member of the United Rubber Workers Union, Local 285.
A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, BECK was stationed on the BUSS Cape Esperance.
He was a member of American Legion Post 185 in Mount Joy and the American Association of Retired Persons. He was a avid boater for the past 31 years.
Born in Honeybrook, he was the son of the late Elias Stautter and Ruth A. Fehr BECK.
Surviving are two sons, Master St Edward R. , Dover, Del. and Robert S., Salunga, a daughter, Carol J. Vaughn, Lancaster; five grandchildren; one great grand daughter; and six brothers and sisters; Alice M. Ecenrode, Lancaster; James E., Denver: Carl B., Bristol; Minnie E. Lohr, Lancaster: Joseph E.S., Medford, NJ and Frances J. Hogarth, Levittown."
Elias S Beck (1884 - 1938)
Ruth Adeline Fehr Binkley (1895 - 1969)
Helen Harriet Beck Preperato (1916 - 1988)*
Alice Mae Beck Ecenrode (1917 - 2002)*
Henry Fehr Beck (1919 - 1976)*
Harold Fehr Beck (1919 - 1967)*
Alvin Norman Beck (1921 - 1923)*
Arlene Beck (1924 - 1924)*
Carl Benjamin Beck (1925 - 2003)*
Ammon Edward Beck (1928 - 1991)
Minnie Elizabeth Beck Lohr (1929 - 2000)*
Dorothy Lillian Beck Hogarth (1932 - 1965)*
Frances Joann Beck Beatty - Hogarth (1934 - 2005)*
Conestoga Memorial Park
Created by: E.Renkin
Record added: Aug 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6710927
Added: Jul. 5, 2014
To Uncle Ammon|
Added: Mar. 21, 2003