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James Cox "Bill" Beckner
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1920
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 16, 2006
Charleston
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA

Husband of Macel Virginia "Jenny" Harrison, married on 26 Sep 1946, at Sissonville, Kanawha, West Virginia.

Son of Volley Franklin Beckner & Gertrude Ann "Gertie" McClanahan.
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Charleston Gazette, November 17, 2006

James "Bill" Cox Beckner, August 20, 1920 - November 16, 2006

James "Bill" Beckner, 86, of Charleston passed away November 16, 2006 at Home from colon cancer complications.

Bill was retired from Carbide having worked as an insulator. He was a member of the Kelleys Creek Independent Baptist Church and was a WWII Army Veteran.

Preceded in death by: Parents, Volley and Gertie Ann McClanahan Beckner; Sisters, Sylvia Cobb, Beulah Casto, Wilma Withrow; Brothers, Willie Beckner, Hansford Beckner and Arley "Dick" Beckner.

Survived by: Wife, Macel Virginia Harrison Beckner, at home; Children, Carolyn Sue Townsend, Angela Joyce Atkins, Karen Joan Taylor, Deirdre Nannette Felty, and James Randall Beckner all of Charleston; Sisters, Audrey Sergent of Sanford, FL, and Pauline Pickerd of Stevensville, Montana; Brother, Daniel "Cotton" Beckner of Charleston; 4 Grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren and a host of friends.

The Funeral Service will be 11am Saturday, November 18 at Long and Fisher Funeral Home, Sissonville with the Rev. Stanley Miller officiating. Entombment will follow at Floral Hills Garden of Memories, Sissonville. Graveside rites will be provided by the American Legion Post 61, of Clendenin WV. Friends may call 6-8pm Friday at the Funeral Home.

Special thanks to Kanawha HospiceCare, the caregivers, and Dr. Greg Jarrell and his staff.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to: HospiceCare, 1143 Dunbar Avenue.

http://longfisherfuneralhome.com/
 
 
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 Parents:
  Volley Franklin Beckner (1882 - 1961)
  Gertrude Anne Mcclanahan Beckner (1888 - 1984)
 
 Spouse:
  Macel Virginia Harrison Beckner (1926 - 2009)
 
 Children:
  Carolyn Sue Beckner Townsend (1947 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Willie Beckner (1907 - 1937)*
  Sylvia Beckner Cobb (1909 - 1991)*
  Hansford H Beckner (1911 - 1972)*
  Beulah J Beckner Casto (1915 - 1999)*
  Wilma Beckner Withrow (1918 - 1974)*
  James Cox Beckner (1920 - 2006)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Floral Hills Garden of Memories Cemetery
Sissonville
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Jean Clayton Charles
Record added: Jan 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83827367
James Cox Bill Beckner
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James Cox Bill Beckner
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James Cox Bill Beckner
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