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Henry "Jake" Richard Beck

September 21, 1937 ~ March 20, 2019 (age 81)



Henry “Jake” Richard Beck, Sr., 81, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Mr. Jake was born in Macon County September 21, 1937 to the late Jim and Beulah Henry Beck. He worked for the Town of Highlands in the water department. He loved to make “Flower Pot Men” and sale them to all the people that came through Highlands and he loved to fish. He was well known and liked in the Town of Highlands. Mr. Beck was a hard worker, a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

Jake was of the Baptist faith.


Survivors include his daughters, Roberta Ann Perkins of Highlands, NC and Diane Beck Crawford of Walhalla, SC; two grandchildren Katrina Crawford and Matt Perkins; three brothers, Johnnie Beck, Sammie Beck, and Butch Beck.


Jake was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Beck; a son, Henry Richard Beck, Jr; a grandchild, Henrietta Crawford; and two brothers, Gilbert Beck and Jimmy Beck.


A graveside service will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019 at the Highlands Memorial Park with the Rev. Clyde Webb officiating. The family will greet friends following the service.


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