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 Roger Ray Beckett

Roger Ray Beckett

Birth
Brookville, Franklin County, Indiana, USA
Death 24 May 2017 (aged 79)
Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana, USA
Burial Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 179684508 · View Source
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Roger Ray Beckett, 79, of Greensburg, passed away at 1:43 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at his residence. He was born July 12, 1937 in Brookville, the son of Charles & Ethel (Roberts) Beckett. He was raised in Hartsville and graduated from Hope High School in 1957. He has been a Decatur County resident since 1959. He retired in 2000, having worked as a truck driver and mechanic for Stadler Packaging Company and Dolly Madison. Roger was a charter member of Loyal Order of Moose in Greensburg, American Legion Post# 129 in Greensburg and a past President of Decatur County Conservation Club. He enjoyed being a handyman and being outdoors.

He married Marianna Mayme Wilmer on September 5, 1959 in Greensburg and she preceded him in death on November 3, 2016. He is survived by his daughters, Jane (Allen) Dance, Mary “Jody” (Carl) Faris and Patty (Ernie) Stephens all of Greensburg; sons, David Beckett of Champagne, Illinois and Eddie (Holly) Beckett of Greensburg; sister, Iris Czap of Edinburgh; brothers, Arnold (Janet) Beckett of Hartsville and Harold (Marie) Beckett of Greensburg; sister in law, Sandra Beckett of Georgetown; brother in law, Joe Love of Hartsville; 12 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Olas & Arthur Beckett; sisters, Shirley Loper & Neosha Love and a brother in law, Kenny Loper.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with Rev. Steve Bell officiating. Burial will follow at Union Baptist Cemetery.The family will receive visitors on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to Our Hospice of Decatur / Shelby.


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  • Created by: Davied Engelking
  • Added: 25 May 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 179684508
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roger Ray Beckett (12 Jul 1937–24 May 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 179684508, citing Union Baptist Cemetery, Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Davied Engelking (contributor 47660386) .