Charles Kenneth Beck

Charles Kenneth Beck, age 79, of Clayton, passed away on Wednesday Dec. 27, 2017 at his home. Kenneth was born the son of Fred Samuel Beck and Laura Dockins Beck on June 17, 1938. He was an A-operator for Georgia Power in his professional life before his retirement. He loved spending time outdoors, especially camping and fishing, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a Christian and attended the Timpson Presbyterian Church. 

Preceding him in death in addition to his father and mother are his brothers, Paul Beck, Clyde Beck and Herman Beck; his sisters, Irene Smith and Jenny White. His survivors include his wife, Gail Beck, of Clayton; his two sons, Vick Beck (Lynn), Dale Beck, both of Clayton; his daughter, Tammy Beck Bleckley (Scott), of Clayton; his brother, Curtis Beck; eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

The family received friends on Friday Dec. 29, 2017 at the Beck Funeral Home in Clayton,  from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. A funeral service was held in the chapel of the Beck Funeral Home on Saturday Dec. 30, 2017 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jeff Reynolds and Brother Shylan Wood officiating. Interment followed at Rabun Memory Park, in Tiger. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the Tallulah-Persimmon Fire Department or Timpson Presbyterian Church in Kenneth’s memory. Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, was in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at

The Clayton Tribune

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 425, 120 North Main Street
Clayton, GA 30525

Phone: 706-782-3312
Fax: 706-782-4230