James Lester Beckley was born on 06 Aug 1927 in Green, Hocking, Ohio, USA a child of Lester William Beckley and Vera June Horn Beckley.
James Beckley was counted in the census on 18 Apr 1930 in Athens, Athens, Ohio, USA, as a 2-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Lester Beckley; and his mother, June Beckley.
James Beckley was counted in the census on 17 Apr 1940 in Gas City, Grant, Ohio, USA, as a 12-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Lester Beckley; and his mother, June Beckley.
When he was 20, he married Annetta Louise Cole, daughter of Elzie Frances Cole and Emma Davis, on 28 Nov 1947 in Grant, Indiana, USA.
He died on 28 Mar 2016 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA. James Lester Beckley was buried on 01 Apr 2016 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Fort Jackson National Cemetery.
James “Jim” Lester Beckley of Elgin, South Carolina | 1927 – 2016 | Obituary
A funeral service to honor the life of James “Jim” Lester Beckley, 88 of Elgin, SC will be held
Friday, April 1, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the Harvest Baptist Church. Reverend Bill Dulaney will
officiate. Burial will follow at 1:00 PM in the Fort Jackson National Cemetery with military
rites. The family will receive friends Thursday, from 5:00-7:00 PM March 31, 2016 in the
Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel.
Memorials may be made to the Camden Bulldog Club, Camden High School,1022 Ehrenclou
Drive, Camden, SC 29020 or the Harvest Baptist Church, Missionary Fund, 281 Wildwood
Lane, Lugoff, SC 29078.
James Beckley died Monday, March 28, 2016. Born in Hocking County Ohio, son of the late
Lester William Beckley and Vera June Horn Beckley. He is survived by his wife, Annetta
Louise Cole Beckley, a daughter, Brenda Rothauser (Jerry) of Fishers, IN; sons, Stan Beckley
(Becky) of Elgin, SC, James Beckley (Karen) of Palatine, IL.; 7 grandchildren, 11 great-
Mr. Beckley was a member of Harvest Baptist Church, a retired lumberyard owner and a veteran of the US Navy.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin, is in charge of the arrangements.
Friday, April 1, 2016
Harvest Baptist Church
281 Wildwood Lane
Lugoff, SC 29078