Larry Beckham, Kentucky
Larry Beckham, 34, Paducah, Ky., died June 21, 1987, in
a residential fire at his home.
Mr. Beckham was born Sept. 2, 1952, in Illinois, a son
of Joe A. and Anna Belle (Ellis) Beckham. He married Nita
Tanner, who survives.
Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at the IOOF
Cemetery in Metropolis with the Rev. A. W. Landis
officiating. The American Legion and VFW will perform
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis is in charge of
In addition to his wife, survivors include his mother of
Mt. Vernon; a daughter, LaRita Beckham of Paducah,Ky.; a son
Larry Beckham of Paducah, Ky.; a sister, Shirley Walters of
Dade City, Fla.; five brothers, Joedy Beckham of Mt. Vernon,
Bill Beckham of Bonnie, Darrell Beckham of Belle Rive,
Gerald Beckham of Selman City, Texas, and Lyle Dean Beckham
of Mt. Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Beckham was a carpenter for Travis Construction Co.
of Paducah, Ky.
He was preceded in death by his father, and a daughter,
Source: The Register-News Mt. Vernon
Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL
Date: 23 June 1987 - Tuesday Pg 2A
Submitted by: James E. and Louise (Beckham) Heidlebaugh