Obituary – Beckham, Frederick William “Fred”

Class of 1949

1949 Maroon SpotlightFred Beckham
Fred Beckham

Home Room Vice-President; Basketball ’45-’49; Football ’48’49; Basketball Captain ’48-’49; D. E. Club ’48-’49; F. F. A. ’45-’49.

Frederick William “Fred” Beckham

February 8, 1930 – May 19, 2002

Services for Fred Beckham, 72, Grand Saline, are scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, Grand Saline, with the Rev. Rodger Garbs officiating. Burial will be in Woodside Cemetery under direction of Bartley Funeral Home, Grand Saline.

Mr. Beckham died May 19 at his residence.

He was born Feb. 8, 1930, in Perry, Okla., to the late William Stewart and Minnie E. Reich Beckham. He was a welder and heavy equipment operator.

He lived in Pecos before moving to Grand Saline 17 years ago. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and preceded in death by his sister, Irma Hobbs.

Survivors include his wife, Beverly Ann Sallee Beckham, Grand Saline; son, Michael Edward Beckham, McKinney; daughters, Patty Lynn Beckham, Weatherford, and Connie Renee Lott, Grand Saline; and five grandchildren.