The Obit For William Beck

William Thomas Beck

Published in The News & Observer on March 24, 2011


William Thomas Beck, age 72, of Raleigh, died March 17, 2011 following an extended illness.

Survivors include his wife, Susan Wilkinson Beck; and five children, Mark Beck, Karen Beck Harrison, and Sharon Beck all of Durham, and Elaine Beck and Scott Beck of Raleigh; along with three grandchildren.

He is also survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Connie Beck of Hernando, FL.
He loved his family very much and was extremely proud of his children.

As a young man, he played minor league baseball and was a lifelong fan of the Boston Red Sox.

There will be a private service.

"Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean." David Searls