Wayne "Ed" Beck

July 15, 1939 - July 22, 2017

Wayne "Ed" Beck

Wayne “Ed” Beck, 78, of Tower Hill, died Saturday, July 22, 2017 at his home. He was born July 15, 1939 in Tower Hill to the late Wayne & Mary Lucille (Dilley) Beck.

Wayne lived his entire life in Tower Hill and was a graduate of the Tower Hill High School. He retired from Caterpillar after 35 years of service and enjoyed spending his time buying and trading cars.

Wayne married Alice Coultas on March 28, 1959 in Tower Hill and she survives. He is also survived by his children: Tammy Sue Beck of Tower Hill, Ed (Gina) Beck of Tower Hill, Kimberly Marie (Tom) Morgason of Tower Hill, Justina Beck of Champaign, and Jason (Daydra) Beck of Tower Hill; grandchildren: Samuel (Allison) Morgason, Tara Morgason (fiancé Stu), Gage Beck, and Hannah Beck; great grandchildren: Owen Durbin and Madelyne Morgason; and sisters: Rosa (James) Perdue and Lois (Gary) Pease, both of Tower Hill. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers: Sam Beck, Dave Beck and Dale “Dutch” Beck; and sisters Iva Oleson and Mary VanHooser.

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home with Pastor Ronald Brown officiating.  Burial will be in Tower Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Donations Information

The family asks that memorials be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.


Visitation:  McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

Service:  McCracken-Dean Funeral Home


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