Robert Laughlin Beck, 86, of Charlevoix, died Saturday, August 28, 2021, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.
He was born on April 29, 1935, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, the son of Robert H. And Kathleen (Laughlin) Beck.
Robert had worked 28 years for General Motors. He worked as a paper products purchaser for GM. He retired on May 1, 1988.
Although his family was from East Jordan, he spent the last twenty years in Charlevoix. He’s a former member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge as well as the Elks Lodge in the area. Robert was a very social person. He enjoyed meeting up with his friends at the local establishments for dinner and drinks.
He is survived by a son, Michael (Kelly) Beck of Cypress, Texas; two grandchildren, Jennifer Lee Beck of Portland, Texas and Michigan R. Beck, Jr. of Lubbock, Texas; as well as nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother, Kathleen Beck in 1979; father, Robert D. Beck in 1980; his brother, Kenneth Beck in 2009; and sister, Joan Bennett in 2020.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. at St. Joseph Calvary Cemetery, East Jordan.
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