Funeral services for Douglas Allen Beck of Cordele will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 3, 2019 in the chapel of Rainey Family Funeral Services. The family will receive friends prior to the service at the funeral home Sunday beginning at 1 p.m. The burial will be Monday, November 4, 2019 at 1 p.m. in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Madison, Fla.
Douglas passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Crisp Regional Hospital. He was born in Estill, S.C. and was the son of the late Oscar Annis Beck and Fannie Tucker Beck. He was a retired school teacher who taught in the Dooly and Sumter County school systems. A avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing and riding his motorcycle. His passion though was horticulture and enjoying his small farm. He loved riding his tractor and being a planter of all things that grow, his favorite being tree farming.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Lynn Bischel Beck of Cordele; three children, Frank Beck of Cordele, Doug Beck of Jemison, Ala., and Valerie B. Killough and her husband, Kyle Killough of Navarre, Fla.; his brother and his wife, Phil and Thelma Beck of Valdosta; and a grandson, Samuel Killough of Navarre, Fla.
Arrangements are by Rainey Family Funeral Services. An online guest register is available at www.raineyfuneral.com.