BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Joe Oliver Beck Sr, 86, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Medical Center in Bowling Green, KY. He was born January 21, 1927 in Sand Hill KY to Charles O. Beck and Nora Johnson-Beck.
Joe's love of working with his hands lead him to become a carpenter, were he served many families and friends for 50 years. Also, he made sure the children of Warren County KY got to school safely every day for 15 years.
Joe grew up in Sand Hill and married Jane Shields November 10, 1956. They were happily married for 57 years.
Joe was a member of Sand Hill Seventh Day Adventist Church. He loved working and planting in his garden, reading his bible and carpentry.
Joe was preceded in death by his son, Jimmy Beck; parents, Charles O. Beck and Nora Johnson-Beck; and brother, Durand Beck.
Joe leaves to honor his memories, wife, Jane Beck of Bowling Green; children, Joe Beck Jr of Bowling Green, KY, Jeff Beck of Nashville, TN, Jack (Kaye) Beck of Rockfield, KY and Janice (Rob) Lawrence of Sahuarita, AZ; 14 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations to your favorite organization be made in honor of Joe O. Beck Sr.
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