Jonnie Beck Obituary, Death -On November 9, 2022, Jonnie Dale Beck passed away within the comfort of his own home in Sikeston, Missouri. At the time of his passing, he had reached the age of 81 years. During the final moments of his life, he was surrounded by his devoted wife and members of his loving family who cared deeply for him. He was the son of the late John Beck and the late Eileen Paradee Beck, and he was born on August 3, 1941 in Dresser Prairie, Illinois. His parents both passed away before he was born. Both of his parents had already passed away before this point.
It was on July 12, 1960, in the town of Ramsey, Illinois, that he tied the knot with Sharon Kay Robertson Beck; she is the only member of the household to have survived until this point. Additionally, he is survived by his daughter, Kay Goff (Leon), of Oconee; sons Jonnie (Rhonda) Beck of Ramsey, William Beck of Sikeston, Missouri, and Donald (Jennifer) Beck of Sikeston, Missouri; brother Larry Beck of Herrick; and sisters Evelyn Logue of Assumption, Wilma Hoffman of Vandalia, Lois Naab of Ramsey, and Mary Eller of Ramsey; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren
Eight of his grandchildren, three of his brothers, and two of his sisters passed away before him. He also lost his parents. His mother and father were the first members of his family to leave this world.
Before Jonnie decided to call it quits and retire from the workforce, he spent his working life as a tractor mechanic in a variety of jobs. He continues to keep some kind of connection with the Christian Mission Church. In addition to the joy he derived from activities such as fishing, hunting, and camping in the great outdoors, he found that spending time with his wife and children, in particular, brought him a lot of happiness.
Teresa Williams presided over the funeral services that were held on November 12 in Sikeston at the Ponder Funeral Home. The services were conducted in memory of the deceased.
Donations in the form of gifts can be made to the Christian Mission Church in the name of the deceased person’s family in order to honor their memory.