Bob Frederick Beck, formerly of Sibley, Missouri, passed away on July 19 at the age of 89. He passed peacefully at his current residence in Frontenac, Kansas, which he shared with his devoted wife of 66 years, Martha "Sue" Beck.
Bob is survived by five children: Robert E. Beck, Donald C. Beck, Sue E. Terry, Connie L. Allison, and Randy L. Beck, along with their respective spouses. Bob enjoyed spending time surrounded by family, which includes ten grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Bob was born on Jan. 17, 1933, to Roy Beck and Lottie Moore. He was the third child of four: Junior Beck, Melba Jeffries, and Charles Beck. Bob was preceded in death by Junior and Melba, and Charles remains the only surviving sibling.
Bob graduated high school and spent time defending America's freedom in the United States Army. He held many occupations during his life but spent most of his working years as a farmer. Bob was also a member of the former Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Plans for a celebration of his life will be determined at a future date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bath-Naylor Funeral Home of Pittsburg, Kansas.