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“I'm so sorry to to read about your Dad. May you feel God's love and peace to comfort and sustain you. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Debbi Pride Reed - Searcy, AR

“My sincere condolences to the Beck family and their many friends. Lyn and I were classmates and, I believe, both graduated from FHS in 1971. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Lynn Spears - Desloge, MO

“Lyn, I'm sorry to hear of your loss. I hadn't checked the website for several days and just logged on tonight (Thurs)and found your dad's obit. I...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Lou Graves Sommer - Fordyce, AR

“I became friends with Harold through working with Elizabeth. As she is missed so will Harold be. I loved being around them, because of the Christian...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: joey raney - fordyce, AR - friend

“The definition of a true Christian gentleman ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Larry & Debra Barnes - Fordyce, AR

“My thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Harold's loved ones. May God give you peace and comfort. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Mildred Green - Maumelle/Fordyce, AR

“Mr. Beck was one fine man who worked for his Lord in many ways. He always had a smile; a friendly greeting; and was a joy to be around. I really...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Margie Garner Nance - hot springs, AR

“We would like to express our deepest sympathy and sorrow for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. When we started...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Doyle & Paula Garlington - AR

“Lyn, and family, I hope you know how much I loved your dad and mom...she was one of the best friends I ever had, and your dad was just a joy to be...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Margaret Prewitt - Fordyce, AR

“My prayers and thoughts are with the family. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Sandra Barker Watson

“Some of my fondest memories of growing up at Beech Grove were the lifelong friendships with great men of Christ like Bro Beck.His was a life well...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Tina Helberg Pennington Alexander

“So sorry for your loss. He was a fine man. We were blessed to know him and worship with him at Beech Grove for many years. May God give you comfort...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Ray and Eunice Pierce Hot Springs


William Harold Beck, 90 of Fordyce died Tuesday, March 31, 2015. He was born July 25, 1924 in Bradley County, Arkansas. He was a retired lumber mill sawyer, a member of Beech Grove Missionary Baptist Church for fifty three years; an active deacon and a Mason since 1963. He also served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years Elizabeth Ann Beck; one son, Ronald Beck; two brothers and one sister. He is survived by one daughter Lyn Bounds of Bearden; two grandsons, Ronald "Scooter" (Paula) Bounds of Bearden, Rodney (Sherry) Bounds of Bearden; one brother, Wallace Beck of Crossett; one sister, Lois Ann Kendricks of Stevensville, TX; two sisters-in-law, Norma Beck of Hermitage and Jane Nowlin of Star City; three great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; his little dog Maggie and a host of other family and friends. Visitation will be Wednesday 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Benton Funeral Home in Fordyce. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Thursday at Beech Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Nathan Petty and Bobby Thornton officiating. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery. Arrangements by Benton Funeral Home in Fordyce. To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.net.

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501 West 4th Street Fordyce, AR 71742
Tel. (870) 352-3131

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