James William Beck Sr.

James William Beck Sr.

Mr. James William Beck Sr., age 67, was born on May 30, 1952 in Winnfield, Louisiana to Joe Lee and Betty Chadwick Beck. He was the spoiled younger brother of Betty Joe Carpenter (Raymond) and Eunice Beck. They grew up on East Oak Street with numerous neighborhood friends.

James was a very talented man. He worked as a sawyer and millwright. He enjoyed music, dancing, hunting, fishing, and dogs. He loved friends, driving on dirt roads, racing, wrestling, beer, fried foods, chocolate, and mama’s biscuits.

“Beck”, as known by many, passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 after a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his parents and many friends.

Those left to cherish his memory include his children, James Beck Jr. (Erica), Jennifer Loftin (David), Jessica Gray (Quinton), Kieth Lonidier (Bailey), James Ray Lonidier, and Jarrod Lonidier (Jennifer), and grandchildren Isabel, Anja, Alexis, Chris, Israel, Bethany, Haidyn, Haley, Chandler, Madyson, Aubrey, Eli, and Lula, one great grandson Darius, and his two sisters. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends visited with the family in Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield on Friday, November 22, from 5:00 p.m. Until 9:00 p.m.

Online messages of condolence may be posted at www.southernfuneralhome.com.

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