David L. Beckham
David L. Beckham, 26, of Sterling and formerly of Mt.
Vernon, died 6:30 a.m. on May 8, 2007, in Sterling.
He was born on April 27, 1981, in Mt. Vernon to Darrell
Beckham and Joann (Biggerstaff) Beckham of Belle Rive. He
was engaged to Lisa Berry of Sterling. He worked at Chadwick
Manufacturing in Chadwick.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at
Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens Chapel in Woodlawn with the
Reverend Garlin Burris officiating.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hughey
Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Interment will be at Mt. Vernon
David is survived by his parents Darrell Beckham and
Joann (Biggerstaff) Beckham of Belle Rive; fiancee Lisa
Berry of Sterling; two sons, David L. Beckham Jr. of Alma
and Kole Eugene Beckham of Sterling; a daughter, Haley
Beckham of Salem; two step-children, Mariah and Gracie Berry
of Sterling; a brother, Darrell Beckham Jr. and wife Angela
of Mt. Vernon; and a sister, Marsha Corineia and husband
Josh of Metropolis.
His grandparents and daughter Alexis Beckham preceded
him in death.
David enjoyed circle track racing and helping with his
brother’s racing team.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey
Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit
www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to
Source: The Register-News Mt. Vernon
Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL
Date: 10 May 2007
Submitted by: James E. and Louise (Beckham) Heidlebaugh