BECK, Kenneth H.
Kenneth H. Beck, 91, of Marietta, died Saturday, May 31, 2014. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home, Marietta Chapel with Pastor Larry F. Shreiner officiating. Interment will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton. Mr. Beck was born and raised in Browns Mills, New Jersey. He served in the army in WWII for 3 years and in the US Air Force for 17 years. Mr. Beck loved to call square dances. He went on missions to Africa with the Southern Baptist Conference. Mr. Beck served in Ghana, West Africa, and Tanzania, East Africa. He was appointed in 1979 and served until 1988. He called Virginia home from 1964 until 2007 when he moved to Marietta, GA. Survivors include his daughter, Sandra B. Shreiner and her husband, Larry of Marietta; brother, Harold Beck, Sr. of New Jersey; grandchildren, Glenn F. Shreiner (Tanya M. Shreiner), Craig F. Shreiner, Michael C. Sorrells (Robn U. Sorrells); great-grandchildren, Kristen A. Shreiner, Kaitlyn A. Shreiner, Meghan G. Sorrells, and Brandon M. Sorrells. He is preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Todd Beck and his daughter, Beverly Beck Morgan. Contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Beck to the American Cancer Society, 1825 Barrett Lakes Blvd #280, Kennesaw, Ga 30144. Family will receive friends 10:00 – 10:30 a.m., Friday before the service. 770-428-1511.