Obituary of Robert Beck
Robert Lee Beck, Jr., 81, of Atlantic City, NJ went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at home.
He was born in Barnwell County, S.C., where he also attended public schools. He enjoyed reading and took pride in keeping a well-manicured yard. He loved spending time and entertaining his family with stories of growing up in the South.
He always went out his way to help others. He was hard working and touched many lives with his kindness. He worked at Ford Motors in Detroit, MI and retired from Labor Union 77 formally Local 415 after 37 years of dedicated service.
He is predeceased by his parents, Robert and Burlese Beck; siblings, Melvin Beck and Hiawatha Moore; wives, Gladys and Eloise.
He is survived by: sisters, Christola Corbitt (Rev. Dr. Joseph Corbitt) of Atlantic City, NJ and Shirley Blocker of Augusta, GA; children, Renee Hollis of Southfield, MI, Robert Bernard Beck (Pamela) of Davenport, FL and Tamee R. Jones, his caregiver of Atlantic City, NJ; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be 11AM, Saturday, June 16, 2018, Union Baptist Temple, Pennsylvania and Drexel Avenues, Atlantic City, where friends may call from 10AM. Interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Pleasantville.
Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com.