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James L. Beck

August 25, 1932 ~ May 1, 2020 (age 87)


James L. Beck, 87, of Orrville, died May 1, 2020 at home.

James was born August 25, 1932 in Wooster, Ohio to David and Kathryn {Franks} Beck.

James served in the United States Army.

He married Kathryn “Sue” Dumire on February 14, 1990. 

James worked at Westinghouse Electric Corporation as an Electronics Technician. He was a motorcycle enthusiast and loved DIY home projects.

James will be deeply missed by his wife; sons Ron (Peg) Beck of Orrville, Mike Beck of Loudonville; step-daughters Karen Hensel and Denise Schlund both of Orrville; grandchildren Bill (Holly) Beck, Sean Beck, Kelsie (Jayme) Curie, Kyle Johnston, Matthew Hensel, Meggan Hensel; great-grandchildren Bradley Beck, Owen Beck, Adalyn Curie and Jerin Curie.

James was preceded in death by his parents, infant son Gerald Wayne, brother David Beck and sister Kathryn Carr.

A public service will be held at Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel at a later date. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, where military rites will be held.   Online tributes may be made at   Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare at 1900 Akron Rd. Wooster, OH 44691.

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Family to do services at later date

Roberts Funeral Home - Sherwood Chapel
7067 Cleveland Rd PO Box 761
Wooster, OH 44691


Ohio's Hospice LifeCare
1900 Akron Road, Wooster OH 44691
Tel: 1-800-884-6547

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