- March 12, 1943 - January 8, 2014
- Boise, Idaho
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Cecil Duane Beckett was born March 12, 1943 in Gatesville, Texas to Lawrence and Lydia Beckett.
After a battle with cancer Cecil passed away peacefully on Wednesday January 8, 2014.
Cecil grew up in Fresno and Barstow California. Through his career Cecil moved to Boise and then moved to Peru, S.A. where he met the love of his life.
In 1990, his wife Eleanor Beckett, passed away after battling cancer and they are now finally reunited.
In 1992 Cecil moved his children to Boise, Idaho and has been here ever since.
Cecil was caring, strong, kind, sincere, genuine and a man of his word. Cecil was one that you could count on to lend an ear, help out or provide words of wisdom. Cecil was a strong family man, a dear friend and neighbor who appreciated and valued the small things in life. Cecil would even give the coat off his back to those in need without hesitation.
Cecil is survived by his sons Timothy and Michael Beckett and his daughter Kimberly Beckett; brother Lawrence (Jerry) Beckett; 3 grandsons and many other loving family members. Cecil is preceded in death by his wife Eleanor Beckett; sisters Shirley Salazar and Beverly Filiatrault; father Lawrence Beckett and mother Lydia Beckett.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00pm Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Cloverdale Funeral Home.