John Leiu Beck


John Leiu Beck Sr. of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma was born to Zen and Dorothy Lucille (Goodnight) Beck on August 28, 1942 in Guthrie, Oklahoma and passed from this life on June 28, 2019 in Pauls Valley at the age of 76 years.
John graduated from Pauls Valley High School in 1960. On August 30, 1964, John married Ann "Caroline" Little in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. He worked at First National Bank & Trust in Oklahoma City from 1960 until 1971. John then farmed and ranched for the rest of his life here in Paus Valley. He was a member of the First Christian Church and the American Hereford Association.
In his spare time, he enjoyed feeding catfish in his pond, farming and ranching, watching his Hereford cattle compete in livestock shows, watching his grandkids participate in activities, and visiting with his buddies at the Community Cafe.
Mr. Beck is survived by his wife, Ann "Caroline" Beck of the home; sister, Nancy Lewis and husband Bob of Bartlesville, Oklahoma; sons - John Lieu Beck Jr. of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, and William Stephenson (Steve) Beck and wife Kim of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma; daughter, Ann Marie Beck Peters and husband Jerry of Cape Fair, Missouri; 4 grandchildren - Steven Kyle Beck of Elmore City, Oklahoma, Sean Aaron Beck of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, Shania Ann Beck of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, and Brynnen Ryley Beck of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma; and a host of family, cousins, friends, step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Beck was preceded in death by his parents, Zen Beck and Dorothy Beck Brewer, and step-dad, Ralph Brewer.
Those serving as pallbearers will be Ted Nabors, James Rickey, Terry Hefley, Larry Callen, Denny Williamson and Steve Wood. Honorary bearers will be Sean Beck, Steven Beck, Coach Caldwell, Jacob Williams and Charlie Long.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at the Trinity Baptist Church in Pauls Valley.
Interment will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home.
You may send a condolence to the family at The family requests memorials be made to the First Christian Church of Pauls Valley or (Alzheimer's Association).
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Lisa Canaday Okeke
Jul 01, 2019
I remember John, Caroline and the Little family. I’m so sorry for your loss.