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James Alvin 'Jim' Beck

Born:            Saturday, 18th of October 1924
Died:            Thursday, 10th of August 2017
Interred:       Saturday, 12th of August 2017


   James Beck age 92, of Festus, Missouri, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Festus Manor Nursing Center in Festus. He was born October 18, 1924 in Festus, the son of the late Myrtle (nee Thomure) and Alvin Beck.
   He is survived by his wife Cora "Maxine" (nee Lindsey) Beck; sons Dennis (Christy) Beck of Pevely, Missouri, Douglas (Carla) Beck of Festus, and Steven Beck of Collinsville, Illinois; brother Jerry (the late Gloria "Toots") Beck of Crystal City, Missouri; grandchildren Melissa (Mark) "Missy" Gegg, Michael (Katie) Beck, Justin Beck, Tyler Beck and Lyndsay Beck, Donnie Eckrich, Nichole Balylock and Jake Roth; and 14 great-grandchildren
   He was a Navy veteran of WW II, a retired glassworker from the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Crystal City plant, member of Church of Our Lady in Festus, Knights of Columbus Council #1230 and American Legion #253.
   Visitation 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Friday, August 11, 2017 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus. Funeral Mass 10:30 A.M. Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Our Lady Catholic Church in Festus, officiated by Fr. Jeffrey Maassen, Pastor. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Crystal City, Missouri. Memorials in his memory are preferred to Our Lady Catholic Church.

Festus, Missouri
Festus, Missouri
Sacred Heart Cemetery, Crystal City, Missouri