Roy A. Beck, 80, of Linden passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019 at the Gatehouse surrounded by his family. Surviving is his loving wife of 57 years, Ann L. (Mundrick) Beck who he married on April 28, 1962.
Born December 29, 1938 in Liberty, he was a son of the late James D. and Faye S. (Pittenger) Beck.
Roy attended Williamsport Area High School and proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Cold War. He was employed by Glyco/Lonza Chemical for 40 years. He owned and operated Roy A. Beck Septic Tank Service for over 20 years. Roy was a Life member of Maple Springs United Methodist Church, VFW Post #3428 in Muncy, and the West Branch Beagle Club.
He enjoyed hunting rabbits and raccoons with his beloved beagle dogs. While stationed in Korea Roy was instrumental in starting Little League Baseball and helped build their first baseball fields. Roy loved spending time with his family and farming.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his children, Roy A. Beck, Jr. (Barb), of Montoursville, Mark J. Beck (Cass), of Williamsport, and Wanda A. Lanfrey, of Linden; 10 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sisters, Beverly Lentz (Dave), Sandy Beck and Linda Beck, of Linden; brothers, Ronald Beck (Donna), of Cogan Station, James Beck Jr. (Shirley), of Williamsport, and Dennis Beck (Deb), of Linden.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Richard A. Beck in 2011, a son-in-law, Chriss L. Lanfrey in 2017 and an infant sister, Donna Beck.
A funeral service to honor the life of Roy will be held 11 a.m. Friday, October 11 at Sanders Mortuary 821 Diamond St., Williamsport. Burial will follow in State Road Cemetery. A viewing will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday October 10th and 10 -11 a.m. Friday at Sanders.
Memorial contributions may be made in Roy’s name to The West Branch Beagle Club c/o Harry Breon, 981 State Street, Jersey Shore, PA 17740.
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West Branch Beagle Club c/o Harry Breon
981 State Street, Jersey Shore PA 17740