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Junior Beckett, 60 Print E-mail

Junior Beckett, 60, of Falmouth, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2013, at the Grand Haven Nursing Home, Cynthiana.

He was born in Falmouth on July 22, 1952, to the late Oren Lawrence and Mary Louise Hutchinson Beckett Sr. He married Viola Chambers Beckett on July 21, 1974, and his dear wife preceded him in death on March 15, 2011. Mr. Beckett was a farmer and a member of the New Hope Church of Christ, Pendleton County. Junior loved mowing grass for others, especially the church.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents and wife, were siblings, Johnny Beckett, Donald Wayne Beckett and Esther Sipples.

Surviving are children, Rose Mary (Dave) Custard and Donna  Gayle (Brian) Northcutt, both of Cynthiana; brothers, Charles "Punky" Beckett, Paul Beckett,  Bobby Beckett; grandchildren, Chad Price, Felicia Tolle, Keith Northcutt, Ben Northcutt; great-grandchildren, Blake Price, Dylan Price, Landon Tolle, Lukas Price, and Bentley Tolle; and a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services were held Thursday, May 2, 2013, at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, with Jason Anderson and Roger Anderson officiating.

Interment took place at the Pythian Grove Cemetery, Berry.

Memorials are suggested to the New Hope Church of Christ, 3851 U.S. 27 S., Falmouth, KY 41040.

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