Mount Vernon News
  • Danny W. Beckett

  • April 21, 2011

WALHONDING — Danny W. Beckett, 57, died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at his residence.

He was born March 7, 1954, in Ashland to Josephine M. (Butler) and Hubert H. Beckett. He was retired from Carmeuse (formerly Millwood Sand Plant), and was a member of the Local GMP Union 164. He was also a member of the Free Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Danny is survived by his parents, Hubert and Josephine of Killbuck; three brothers, Roland, David and Hubert “Buddy” (Mandy) Beckett, all of Killbuck; two sisters, Brenda (Gary) Scott and Judy Rissler of Stillwell; three sons, Daniel (Karen) Beckett of Gambier, Casey (Tracy) Beckett of Howard and Joshua (Sandra) Beckett of Howard; six grandchildren, Raymond, Nicholas, Elisa, Ethan, Austin and Dustin; and one expectant grandchild, Ashlee.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara R. (Oliver) Beckett.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, April 23, at 11 a.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Pastor Darren Shafer will officiate. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. Calling hours will be Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. Visit

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