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Bill Beck

veteranSep 26th, 1950 - Aug 12th, 2023

Memorial Visitation: 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, August 26, 2023, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home


      William Herman Beck, age 72, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Saturday, August 12, 2023, at his home.

      He was born September 26, 1950, in Chester, the son of Harlan Peter and Della Marie (Copple) Beck.

      Bill earned an associate degree in Auto Diesel Technology.  He enjoyed fishing, coin collecting, and watching movies, especially John Wayne films.

      He is survived by 2 sons: William Ray Beck of St. Louis, Missouri, and Alan Michael (Brooke) Beck of O’Fallon; 4 grandchildren: Liam Beck, Oliver Beck, Hank Beck, and Emmaline “Emmy” Eileen Beck; a brother: Robert (Annette) Beck of Monroe City, Missouri; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews; a great-great-niece; and his special buddy, his dog Luke.

      He was preceded in death by his parents; a son: Christopher Paul Beck; 2 sisters: Margaret Clara Beck and Patricia Ann Vasquez; and a brother:  James Beck.

      A memorial visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, August 26, 2023, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with the presentation of military funeral honors at 4 p.m.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:


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Lisa Champlin - Beck

August 15th

I'm glad I got to spend these last few years with you. Thank you for being you and always being supportive. We will all miss you and cherish the memories. Until we meet again Rest Easy Uncle Bill.

Katie Champlin

August 15th

I love you so very much and I miss you I hope to see you soon

Joshua shanafelt

August 16th

I'm so happy I got to meet and know you I'm gonna miss our talks and your jokes thankyou for the great memories u are and will be missed dearly everyday


August 17th

I'm sorry for your loss. Bill will be missed by many.

Tina Langford

August 26th

Alan we are so sorry for you loss. We will be praying for you and all of your family our sympathies are will you at this time of sorrow. May God comfort you during this grief journey. Tina and Ron



Micheal W. & Kristal G. Engelmeier
Jean Guerrettaz
Lisa Champlin - Beck
Katie Champlin
Daniel LaRose
Joshua shanafelt
Larry Frost
Mark &Karen Jones


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Frank & Bright Funeral Home
and Cremation Services

500 North Main Street
Flora, Illinois 62839

Phone : (618) 662-2141
Fax: (618) 662-4600
Email: [email protected]

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