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Larry Wayne Beck

SoVaNow.com / April 25, 2013
Larry Wayne Beck, Green Valley, AZ, went to be with his Heavenly Father on April 19, 2013 in the St. Mary’s Hospital in Tucson, AZ after a long battle with heart disease and emphysema (COPD).

Larry was born October 31, 1947 in Greensboro, NC and graduated from Ben L. Smith High School. Later he lived in Boydton. He was a home builder and then worked with the US Postal Service in Clarksville. He was an avid fisherman, horticulturist, and animal lover.

Larry is survived by his wife, Sheila Simpson Beck and daughters, Pamela Renee Key of Greenville, NC, Lisa Andrews of Green Valley; along with, six grandchildren and one great-grandson. Also surviving are a sister, Sharon Brown (Ronnie) of Liberty, NC and brothers Marvin Beck (Faye) of Halifax and David Beck (Barbara) of Liberty. Also lifelong friend Danny Cole (Pat) of Greensboro, and Larry's faithful companion, Jack Dawg (chocolate lab). Larry was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Nall Beck, whom he cherished and admired.

Memorial services will be held in Green Valley later in April and in North Carolina in May.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the donor’s choice or one of these: Animal League of Green Valley, 1500 W. Duval Mine Road, Green Valley.

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