|Birth: ||Mar. 12, 1945|
|Death: ||Oct. 8, 2011|
EAST DORSET - Alvah R. Beckley Jr., 66, died Oct. 8, 2011, at West Rutland Health and Rehabilitation.
He was born in East Dorset March 12, 1945, the son of Alvah R. Beckley Sr. and Gloria Sendra, and attended Burr & Burton Seminary in Manchester.
He worked for many years in the Danby marble quarries and later for the Equinox Hotel.
Mr. Beckley enjoyed fishing and hunting in earlier years. He was an avid NASCAR racing fan, especially of Dale Ernhardt Jr., and also enjoyed crossword puzzles.
Survivors include his mother, a brother, David Beckley, and a sister, Linda Niles, all of East Dorset; six children, Christopher Porter-Beckley of East Dorset, Paul Beckley of Bennington, Joel and Adam Beckley of Danby, Cindy Dyer of Gibsonton, Fla., and Rosalie Marsh of Prattville, Ala.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at the Brewster Funeral Service, 34 Park Place, Manchester Center.
Burial will follow in South Village Cemetery, East Dorset.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Manchester Rescue Squad, in care of Brewster Funeral Service, PO Box 885, Manchester Center, VT 05255.
To send email condolences, visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com.
Published in Rutland Herald from October 10 to October 11, 2011
Alvah Robert Beckley (1921 - 1991)
East Dorset Cemetery
Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: Oct 10, 2011
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