Philip Eugene Beck

Published 9:24 pm Thursday, September 5, 2019

Philip Eugene Beck, 85, went to be with his Lord on Sept. 4, 2019. He was the son of the late Grace and Sherman Beck. He was predeceased by his brother-in-law, Hugh Holland, and sister-in-law, Barbara Holland.

Philip was a longtime member of Main Street United Methodist Church and the McLemore Bible Class, and he served on Meals on Wheels. He was a U.S. Army veteran, retired after 21 years of service in the Army National Guard and was a member of the American Legion Post 57. Philip retired from the Union Camp Paper Mill as an inspector. When his boys were growing up, he was active with the Cub Scouts.

He is survived by his wife, Audrey H. Beck; sons, Barry Phillip Beck and wife, Kelly, of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Stephen Lee Beck and wife, Brenda, of Riner; grandchildren, Katherine George and husband Caleb, Erin, Molly and Emily Beck; great-granddaughter, Madeline George and his brothers-in-law, Ray Holland (Dittie) and Paul Cotton Holland.

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A funeral will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, by the Rev. Rich Meiser in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St. Burial with military honors will follow at Albert G. Horton Memorial Veterans Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Condolences may be registered at