Lyle C. Beckmier, 89, of Kincaid, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 8:12 p.m. at his residence. He was born February 11, 1926 in Palmer, IL. The Son of Orville F. and Ethel (Entsminger) Beckmier. He married Helen Jenkins on October 23, 1948 in Shiloh United Methodist Church in Rural Morrisonville, IL. He was a retired farmer and he enjoyed farming and working in the shop repairing and making many projects. He was in the United States Navy from February 1945 to July 1946. He served aboard the USS General C.C. Ballon, Troop transport. He was a member Morrisonville United Methodist Church but attended Midland United Methodist Church in Kincaid, Morrisonville Masonic Lodge #681 AF&AM, Kincaid American Legion Post #905, Taylorville VFW Post #4495, Assumption Tacousah Chapter of the Eastern Star #682, Christian County Farm Bureau. He was a former school board member of Morrisonville Community #1 and a 4-H Leader for 30 years.
He is survived by his Wife: Helen; Son: Dennis (Kathy) Beckmier of Humboldt, IL; Grandchildren: Craig Beckmier and Tucker Beckmier; Great-Grandchildren: Logan, Tanner, Kade and Ryker Beckmier; Sister: Darline Nebel Gietl of Springfield, IL; Brother-in-Law: Duane Dozier of Morrisonville, IL; Sister-in-Law: Marge Rogler of Carthage, MO; Several Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Great-Granddaughter Kiley Beckmier and Sister Linda Dozier.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with his family officiating assisted by Pastor Linda Vonck. Burial will be in Anderson Cemetery in Palmer. Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
Memorials may be made to the Kiley Beckmier memorial Scholarship at First National Bank of Pana 600 W. Spresser St. Taylorville, IL 62568 or Vision Way Christian School 1124 N. Webster St. Taylorville, IL 62568 or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
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