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Gordon A. Beck

June 24, 1939 ~ January 8, 2021 (age 81)

Obituary

Gordon A. Beck, 81, formerly of Champaign, IL passed away January 8, 2021 in Aledo, Illinois.

Gordon was born June 24, 1939 in Champaign, a son of Oscar and Louise (Bayler) Beck. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy at U.S. NAAS Whiting Field in Florida. He worked in communications for Illinois Bell, AT&T, Lucent Technologies and State Farm. He retired from State Farm in 2004. Gordon enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing, watching football and rooting for the Chicago Bears.

 He is survived by 2 children, Jennifer Beck of Mesa, Arizona, Michael (Emily) Beck of Greenwood, Indiana; and 3 grandchildren, Anna, Eden, and Lucy Beck. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ron; and sister, Carolyn.

Cremation rites will be accorded with the Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo, Illinois. Interment will be at the Mt Hope Cemetery in Champaign, Illinois.

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