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Published: September 18, 2020


REV. DEACON SAMUEL CHARLES BECKMAN, 81, OF LORETTO, DIED THURSDAY. HE WAS A NATIVE OF LORETTO, A UNITED STATES NAVY VETERAN, A MEMBER OF THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, LAWRENCE COUNTY RIGHT TO LIFE, A DEACON OF LORETTO SACRED HEART CHURCH, AND A SELF-EMPLOYED CARPENTER.

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE: JOYCE KERSTIENS BECKMAN; THREE SONS: DAVID BECKMAN OF ST. JOSEPH, PHILIP BECKMAN OF LORETTO AND MATT BECKMAN OF WESTPOINT; THREE DAUGHTERS: DEBBIE NEWTON OF MT. JULIET, BRENDA BURKS OF LORETTO AND RAMONA MILAM OF LORETTO; BROTHERS: WILLIAM BECKMAN, HENRY BECKMAN, DONALD BECKMAN, LLOYD BECKMAN, JOSEPH BECKMAN, RICHARD BECKMAN, AND WALLACE BECKMAN; SISTERS: LOIS JANKE, NOREEN SANDY, DIANNE MCMASTERS AND MARY WHITE; 12 GRANDCHILDREN AND 17 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.

A MEMORIAL MASS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE. THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE VISITORS MONDAY FROM 5 TO 8 WITH A PRAYER SERVICE AT 7:30 AT LORETTO MEMORIAL CHAPEL.