The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

September 30, 2013

Calvin A. Beck


Star Beacon

ORWELL — Calvin A. Beck, age 92, formerly of Manhattan, Kan., died on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Eagle Pointe Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Orwell.

He was the son of Wayne and Anna (Sanders) Beck, born on Sept. 27, 1921 in Belpre, Kan. Mr. Beck was a decorated U.S. Army Veteran serving in three European Theaters in WWII as a Demolition Specialist and Paratrooper.

He was a former employee of Phillips 66 refinery for 17 years and a contracted OSHA Safety Inspector at Ft. Riley, Kan., then became self-employed as an Appliance and Heating/Air systems repairman.

He is survived by his daughter, Valinda Asbury of Orwell; grandchildren, David L. Beck of Manhattan, Kan., Troy Llewelyn of Cortland, Ohio, Derry Beck Jr. of Bluesprings, Mo. and Nancy Jo Buchli of Milford, Neb.; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Derry Beck Sr.; his siblings; and a granddaughter, Charlette Thompson.

A Memorial Service officiated by the Rev. Stanley C. Mink will be held on Thursday, Oct. 3rd, at 2 p.m., including the American Legion Post 540 Trumbull Co. Honor Guard, at the Bazetta Baptist Church, 1109 Perkins Jones Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Bazetta Baptist Church. Arrangements provided by PAINE FUNERAL HOME INC., 140E. Main St., Orwell.

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