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George "Thomas" Beck

June 14, 1928 January 28, 2019
George "Thomas" Beck
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Obituary for George "Thomas" Beck

George “Thomas” Beck, age 90, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 2:42 p.m. on Monday, January 28, 2019, at the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. He was born June 14, 1928, in Verona, Missouri, the son of Floyd and Awta (Edwards) Beck.

Thomas worked in the refrigeration department at the Mid Am Dairy in Monett, Missouri. He enjoyed fishing, spending time with his grandkids and watching them play sports especially football. He loved working on cars or anything mechanical and was a huge Kansas City Chiefs fan.

On July 12, 1947, he married Catherine Leath in Mt. Vernon, Missouri.

Thomas is survived by his wife of 71 years, Catherine; one daughter, Sue Shuckahosee and her husband, Gary, of Mt. Vernon; one granddaughter, Johnna Roark and her husband, David, of Springfield, Missouri; four great-grandchildren, Russ Burton and his wife, Kortney, Zackary Burton and his wife, Stacie, Jordon Burton and Melissa, Tye Burton and Amanda; three great-great grandchildren, Talen Burton, Avery McNeely and McKinley Burton; one brother, Floyd Beck and his wife, Donna, of Nixa, Missouri.

His parents, Floyd and Awta, four brothers, Sherman Beck, Herman Beck, Virgil Beck, and Walter Beck, four sisters, Mary Beck McGehee, Ollie Mae Beck McGehee, Awta Faye Beck Hubbard and Alta Marie Beck Hendrickson, and an infant baby Beck preceded him in death.

A visitation will be held from 5:00-6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with a funeral service to follow at 6:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.
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Visitation

Thursday

31

Jan

5:00 PM 1/31/2019 5:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 1/31/2019 6:00:00 PM
Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home

510 E. Cherry St.
Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home
510 E. Cherry St. Mt. Vernon 65712 MO
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

31

Jan

6:00 PM 1/31/2019 6:00:00 PM
Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home

510 E. Cherry St.
Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home
510 E. Cherry St. Mt. Vernon 65712 MO
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ruckman Cemetery Final Resting Place

East of Mt. Vernon
Mt. Vernon, Mo 65712

East of Mt. Vernon Mt. Vernon 65712 Mo
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

510 E. Cherry St.
Mt. Vernon, MO 65712
Memorial donations may be made payable to the American Heart Association in care of the funeral home.
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