Sunday, March 28

Dermont Alexander Beck Dies

LEXINGTON-Dermont Alexander Beck, age 92, passed Saturday, March 27 at his home. Wake: Two hours before the service. Funeral service will be 4:00 pm Tuesday, March 30 at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel; Dr. Maria Copeland and Rev. Butch Conrad officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Grove Lutheran Church Cemetery. Born March 3, 1918 in Davidson County to Thurman Cleveland Beck and Minnie Foust Beck. Veteran: U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, serving in the 949th Field Artillery Batallion. Preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Goldie Hedrick, Clyde Beck, Fred Beck, Treva Hedrick, Martha Frank, George Beck, Paige Nance, Darland Beck, Hoy Beck and Helen Plummer. Survived by his wife of almost 63 years, Gladys Fritts Beck of the home, daughters, Donna Kepley and husband Larry and Marie Palmer and husband James, all of Lexington, brother, Wayne Bryce Beck and wife Mary Sue of the Midway Community and sisters Lois Gallimore of Denton and Sadie Peacock of Lexington. He is also survived by 3 grandchildren, Ben Palmer and wife Angela, Laurie Kepley and Bryon Palmer and wife Carrie and 3 great-grandchildren, Ellie, Anna and Rebecca.

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