R. CHRISTOPHER BECK, III
September 28, 1946 – March 24, 2019
LOUISBURG – Robert Christopher “Chris” Beck, III, 72, of Louisburg, died Sunday morning.
Chris was the son of the late R.C. “Buck” and Margaret M. Beck. Chris was a volunteer fireman with the Louisburg Fire Department for 30 years forming lifetime friendships with his fellow firemen. He was an avid sportsmen, he played baseball (The River Rats) and football, in his later years he enjoyed playing golf. Chris enjoyed many Tar River camping trips with his friends. He was a kind and gentle spirit who loved all people.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Louisburg United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
Chris is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Beth B. Beck; sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and B.B. Pruitt; sister-in-law, Mary Lynne Benton; brother-in-law, John Benton all of Louisburg; 3 nephews and 1 niece.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Louisburg U.M.C., P,O, Box 667 Louisburg, NC 27549 or to Louisburg Fire Department, Equipment Fund, 102 Wade Ave. Louisburg, NC 27549.
Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg. www.stricklandfuneralhome.net