Obituary for Robert J.(Rob) Beck, Jr.


Robert J.(Rob) Beck, Jr.

Robert J.(Rob) Beck, Jr., 46, of Milford, Indiana, died on 1/7/2010 at 10:53 am at his residence. He was born on March 12, 1963 in Warsaw, Indiana.

Robert J. Beck, Jr., Milford, passed away very unexpectedly in his home on January 7, 2010, from an apparent heart attack. Rob was born in Warsaw on March 12, 1963, to Sarah Ann and Robert J. Beck, Sr. Throughout his life, he loved auto racing, sports, the Chicago Bears, fantasy football, traveling throughout North and South America, and warm weather and beaches. He will be deeply missed by his mom, grandma, sisters, beloved nieces and nephew, and many friends.

Rob graduated from Warsaw Community High School in 1981 and served in the military for a few years until his honorable discharge. Rob worked many years for Gulf Stream in Nappanee, and he rose to the position of purchasing agent. Desiring more freedom to travel and set his own schedule, Rob left Gulf Stream in 2009 to join Hoosier Transport, based in Nappanee, and drive RVs throughout the United States and Canada. In his spare time, he served as the commissioner of one fantasy football league and participated in two leagues.

Rob is survived by his mother, Sarah Ann Beck, Warsaw; his grandmother, Elizabeth Groscost, also of Warsaw; his sisters, Teresa Ann (Jeff) Kane, Carmel, and Christie Beck (Roger Aden), Athens, Ohio; his nieces, Phoebe Elizabeth Kane, Carmel, Brittany Nicole Pangburn, Chelsea Meagan Pangburn, Emmy Grace Beck-Aden, and Eliza Kate Beck-Aden, all of Athens, Ohio; his nephew, Brodie Albert Kane, Carmel, and his many friends from fantasy football and the RV industry. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, George Groscost, and his treasured canine companion, Dakota. Pastor Tom Ream will conduct the services.

Services will be held at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel – Warsaw on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 10:00 am. Calling hours will be Monday, January 11, 2010 on 6 to 8 pm. Burial will be at Converse Cemetery, Converse, Indiana.

McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel – Warsaw is in charge of arrangements.



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