Rest In Peace Bill Beck

Bill and Belinda Beck TCC # 1900, joined with a goal to become active members in 2011. Bill and Belinda were at every event they could work into their schedule. They left behind them a string of new friends. Bill told me “I’ve made greater friendships with my Cushman people than people I’ve know all my life.”

Bill Beck November 2014 Aransas Pass Ride

Billy "Bill" Ray Beck

Billy “Bill” Ray Beck 

Aug 27, 1941 – Dec 31, 2020

Billy Ray Beck, 79, of Shamrock, Texas passed away on December 31, 2020 at home with his loving wife by his side.
Billy was born in Jay, OK on August 27, 1941 and lived in Jay until his dad went into the army. He and his mother took a train to Denver and lived there for a year. After his dad got out of the service, they moved back to Jay where Billy attended 1st grade in a one room school. When he was 7 years old, they moved to Ulysses, KS. In 1951, they moved to Erick, OK. Billy attended the rest of his schooling in Erick. In the 1960’s, Billy and his brother Larry joined the National Guard.

Bill spent many years of his life as a pipeliner. He was an industry leader in the Texas Panhandle and Western Oklahoma industry. Many men learned the trade of pipeline construction under his direction. Bill was a leader and an accomplished successful pipeliner. Bill’s second love was his cattle and ranching endeavors. In 2009, he was awarded the Farmer/Rancher of the Year by the Shamrock Chamber of Commerce. Bill was a supporter of the local Jr. Livestock Association.

Bill had a love for life and enjoyed antique cars, tractors, and Cushman motor scooters. He was an active member of the Texas State Cushman Club and the Oklahoma State Cushman Club. The past few years Bill was fortunate to spend many days on the golf course. He always said he was living the dream.

Billy is preceded in death by his parents Cleo and Bertha Beck and his sister, Betty Blevins.

Billy is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Belinda; his son, Marty Beck and his wife Missy; his stepchildren, Chris Seay and wife Heather, Jeremy Seay and wife Kristen; 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Larry and wife Tommye Beck of Pampa, TX, sister Carolyn Bradley of Pampa, TX, sister Maryoln and husband Wayne Topper of Pampa, TX, and sister Brenda Black of Colorado Springs, CO, and brother Randy Beck of Pampa, TX.

The viewing will be at Robertson Funeral Directors from 1-3 pm on Sunday, January 3 and also from 9-11:30 am on Monday, January 4. There will be a graveside service January 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm at Shamrock Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Shamrock Meals on Wheels.

The Roberson Funeral Home, 311 N. Wall St. Shamrock is handling the arrangements.

Graveside services Monday 1:00 pm at Shamrock Cemetery. There will be a viewing from 1:00-3:00 on Sunday at Robertson Funeral Home. Bro. Harold Harrison is coming from Whiteface to preach.
Country Bloomers in Clarendon are doing flowers.

The florist will be open Friday, Jan,.2


Doris Beicker of Sequin obituary

Doris Beicker

We were sorry to learn of the passing of a past member. Doris and Leroy joined the club in 1996 and had TCC # 891. Leroy served on the Board of Directors from 2001-2012. He passed April 9, 2013.

We send our condolences to her family and her many friends.

Doris Beicker

April 10, 1930 – December 03, 2020

 Doris Lee Junker Beicker, age 90 of Seguin, passed away on December 3, 2020. 

Survivors include sons, Donny Beicker and wife Cathy and Davy Beicker and wife Phyllis; daughter-in-law, Mary Beicker; 11 grandchildren, Shelly Park, Cathy Fontenot (David), April Rodriquez (Raul), Jeffrey Park (Dawn), Kari Egg (Jeremy), Krista Rauschuber (Ryan), Brent Beicker (Katie), Clint Beicker (Amy), Bryan Beicker, Lacey Beicker and Robert Russell; great-grandchildren, Keara Park, Gage, Nicky and Cameron Fontenot, Gracie and Scarlett Park, Peyton Lark, Cory Hallman, Conley and Cole Savage, Tyler,  Travis and Olivia Egg, Brinley and Brylen Beicker, Bliss, Bowen and Brooke Beicker, Ally and Blake Rauschuber, Lia Beicker; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Doris is preceded in death by her husband of nearly 65 years Leroy Beicker, her daughter, Sandi Beicker McGriff and her husband Tom, her son, Jim Beicker, her parents Fred and Ella Junker from Cuero, her sister, Darleen Cornett and her husband Arlen, her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Wanda and Hugo Beicker, her sisters-in-law and brother-in-law Thusnelda Beicker Weniger and Frank Weniger and Irene Adele Beicker.

Doris was born on April 10, 1930 in Cuero, Texas to Ella and Fred Junker.  As an infant, Doris was received as a Child of God through Holy Baptism at Zion Lutheran Church in Arnickeville, Texas and confirmed April 18, 1943 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Cuero.  She grew up in Cuero, met Leroy at Draughons Business College in San Antonio, she and Leroy married August 1, 1948 at St. Marks in Cuero.  They made their home in Seguin and were members of Emanuel’s Lutheran Church for 57 years before transferring to Faith Lutheran Church in 2005.

The couple had four children:  Sandra Dell, James Leroy, Donald Wayne and David Lee. 

Doris taught Sunday School at Emanuel’s for 15 years and was Den Mother to Cub Scout Pack 107.  She has been a member of Ladies Aid, Altar Guild, Property Stewards and Quilting Group at Emanuel’s, Seguin Fire Department Auxiliary, Nogales Garden Club, and a member of various committees, Circles and Clusters at Faith Lutheran.  She has been an avid quilter and gardener for many years. 

She was secretary to the principals at Seguin High School for 27 years, and 5 more years in the Athletic Office of Seguin High School.  She enjoyed taking her children to their various activities; Girl Scouts, piano lessons, Cub Scouts, summer baseball games and many other sport activities. 

A memorial service celebrating Doris’s life is planned for Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church with Pastor Rusty Bailey and Pastor Jeremy Roy officiating.  For those who desire, you may view the services via livestream at  Private interment will take place at a later date.  All CDC protocols must be followed including social distancing and face coverings worn. 

Doris enjoyed life to the fullest and will be missed by all who knew and loved her. 

Memorial contributions may be made to:

 Faith Lutheran Church, 1326 E. Cedar St., Seguin, Texas, 78155,

Seguin Sports Boosters, c/o Cathy Beicker, 333 Beicker Road, Seguin, Texas 78155,

Salvation Army, PO Box 105, Seguin, Texas 78156 or to the

American Heart Association, PO Box 841125, Dallas Texas, 75284-1125