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Doyle E. Beck

August 6, 1933 May 15, 2019
Doyle E. Beck
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Obituary for Doyle E. Beck

Doyle E. Beck, 85, of St. Elmo, died at 4:09 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at his home, with his family by his side.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the St. Elmo Christian Church with Rev. Doug Wodtka officiating. Burial, with military rites by St. Elmo American Legion Post #420, will follow at Maplewood Cemetery, St. Elmo. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Memorials may be made to HSHS Hospice or American Legion Post 420. Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont is assisting the family with arrangements.

Doyle was born on Sunday, August 6, 1933 in Loudon Township, near Wright’s Corner. He was raised by his grandparents, A.M. and Clara Beck. He married Barbara Masters on October 3, 1954 in Corinth, MS. Doyle was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was affiliated with the St. Elmo Christian Church, was a member of American Legion Post 420 and had served on the St. Elmo City Council. Doyle was retired from Contel Corporation.

He is survived by his wife of almost 65 years, Barbara, of St. Elmo; sons, Brad Beck of Assumption and Steve Beck of St. Elmo; daughters, Susan (Larry) Jennings of Vandalia and Crystal Beck of Bondville. Grandchildren; Bryan and Aaron Jennings and Ashley and Eric Beck. Great grandchildren; Blaine and Cole Jennings and Lily Beck. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, his mother, Juanita and his half-brother Jerry Rhodes.


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Visitation

Saturday

18

May

10:00 AM 5/18/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/18/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Elmo Christian Church

112 West Sixth Street
St. Elmo, IL 62458

St. Elmo Christian Church
112 West Sixth Street St. Elmo 62458 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

18

May

12:00 PM 5/18/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Elmo Christian Church

112 West Sixth Street
St. Elmo, IL 62458

St. Elmo Christian Church
112 West Sixth Street St. Elmo 62458 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Maplewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cumberland Road and Interstate Drive
St. Elmo, IL 62458

Cumberland Road and Interstate Drive St. Elmo 62458 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

HSHS Homecare and Hospice

701 West Temple Avenue
Effingham, IL 62401
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