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Bernard Preston Beckett
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1921
Death: Jul. 24, 2008

Bernard Preston Beckett, 86, of Parkersburg passed away July 24, 2008, after an extended illness.

He was born in Braxton County, W.Va., a son of the late Orpha and Stella Perkins Beckett. He was retired from Union Carbide and a member of the South Parkersburg Baptist Church. He was also a World War II veteran, where he served 3 1/2 years overseas.

He is survived by two daughters, Anita Beckett (Steven) Hunt of Winchester, Va., and Debbie Beckett (Roger) Minigh of Glenville, W.Va.; one son, Samuel Beckett (Barbara) of Parkersburg; two brothers, Coy Beckett of Cottageville, W.Va., and Eugene Beckett of Parkersburg; two sisters, Wilda Beckett Sheppard of Newark, W.Va., and Maxine Beckett Morgan of Parkersburg; seven grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn E. Beckett on May 14, 1999; one daughter, Carolyn Jean Beckett; one great-granddaughter, Kelsey Lynn Hunt; and three sisters.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike Street, Parkersburg, with Pastor Frank Miller officiating. Visitation will be from noon until time of service Saturday at the funeral home. 
 
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 Parents:
  Orpha Gracen Beckett (1890 - 1972)
  Stella J. Perkins Beckett (1894 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Evelyn E Sheppard Beckett (1926 - 1999)
 
 Children:
  Carolyn Jean Beckett (1949 - 1949)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sylvia Demarce Beckett Ayers Lyons (1912 - 1984)*
  Gladys Beckett Cross (1914 - 2006)*
  Bernard Preston Beckett (1921 - 2008)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Memory Gardens
Parkersburg
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Plot: Garden of Three Crosses Mausoleum
 
Created by: Adam McDonald
Record added: Sep 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96496865
Bernard Preston Beckett
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Bernard Preston Beckett
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Bernard Preston Beckett
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