JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
James Beckman
Of Mt. Vernon Died
At Age 22


James Keith Beckman, 22, 724 S. 23 St., was dead on arrival at 3:32 a.m. 
Nov. 14, 1986, at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Mr. Beckman was born Jan. 13, 1964, in Beech Grove, Ind., the son of 
James Keith and Judy Kay (Jackson) Beckman, who survive.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with 
the Rev. Melvin Vandeloo and Monsignor James P. Burke officiating.  Burial 
will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home.  Burke will 
recite the rosary at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

In addition to his parents, who live in Opdyke, survivors include on sister 
Julie Beckman of Houston; one grandmother, Mrs. Rosemary Jackson of Mt. Vernon; 
one great-grandmother, Mrs. Rose Shipman of Mt. Vernon; and several aunts and uncles.

Mr. Beckman was formerly employed in the meat department at Country Fair.  He was 
a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by grandparents David Jackson and James and Letha Belle Beckman.







Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Nov. 14, 1986
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans


 

 

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