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Arthur W "Captain" Beckwith
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1945
New Jersey, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 2008
North Carolina, USA

KITTY HAWK - Arthur W. Beckwith, "Captain", 62, passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on Saturday, November 29, 2008.

Art was born December 12, 1945 in Morristown, NJ, the son of the late Walton F. and Olga K. Beckwith.

He was also predeceased by his beloved wife, Virginia L. Davenport Beckwith.

He is survived by his daughter, Dae Marie Knighton of LA; a step-son, David J. Davenport of Manteo, NC; two brothers, Timothy and Robert N. Beckwith; as well as his grandchildren and loving companion, Mary L. Gorsuch. Me.

Beckwith was a graduate of Gill St. Bernard High School in New Jersey, where he was an outstanding basketball player, and then attended Gunstock College in New Hampshire.

He was retired from the Kill Devil Hills Utilities Department as a Grade IV Chief Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.

He was a Master Mason with Prospect Lodge # 24 in NJ. He was the founder and captain of the Kitty Hawk F Team, which has won numerous fishing tournaments.

Art enjoyed hunting, golfing, gardening, bird watching and walking the beach collecting seashells and beach glass. He had a deep appreciation for environmental conservation.

A memorial service will be held at the Manteo Masonic Lodge #521, 301 Virginia Dare Blvd. (Hwy 64.264) in Manteo, NC on Saturday, December 13, 2008 at 10:00 am, with internment following at Ramp 27 on Hatteras Island. Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements.

The Coastland Times
Manteo, NC
Sunday, December 7, 2008
Family links: 
  Walton F Beckwith (1911 - 1989)
  Olga Markow Beckwith (1913 - 1989)
  Virginia Davenport Beckwith (1941 - 2002)
Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Jun 23, 2011
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