John Walker Beckham

November 24, 1925 - December 27, 2010

John Walker Beckham, of Dallas, Texas passed away on December 27, 2010. John was born November 24, 1925, in Enid, Oklahoma, to John L. and Faye (Thurman) Beckham. He is survived by his children, Steven Walker Beckham of Los Angeles, California, Stanley Russell Beckham and wife Margie of Irving, Texas, Bobbye Louise Beckham of Dallas, Texas, and John Martin “Marty” Beckham of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren, Morgan Louise Beckham of Garland, Texas, Kenny Young and wife Rhonda of Colleyville, Texas, Kristi Suckla and husband Kelly of Euless, Texas; great-grandchildren, Jonathan Suckla of Euless, Texas, and Rachel Suckla of Euless, Texas; sister, Maye Adele Kirtley of Enid, Oklahoma; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving family and friends. John was preceded in death by his wife, Beryl Louise Beckham; brothers, Leslie and Bobby Beckham; and great-granddaughter, Felicia Ferguson. Memorial services will be held on Monday, January 3, 2011, 2:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel, in McKinney, Texas.

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I knew John when we both worked for Sinclar Oil in Tulsa. One of his best friends was Paul Hough which was also a very close friend of mine. James C. Nicola, December 30, 2010