Billy David Beck

June 25, 1944May 15, 2021

Billy David Beck, age 76, of Chowchilla, California passed away on Saturday May 15, 2021. David was born June 25, 1944, in San Jose, CA to Clifton and Geneva “Ruth” Beck, 3rd of 7 children.

As a young boy he had fond memories of singing in church with his dad which gave him a love for singing and playing guitar that he continued throughout his life enjoying many karaoke nights.

After trying many different trades, he found his niche for auto body eventually owning and operating Becks Body Shop for many years.

David enjoyed camping with friends near Greys Mtn; bowling; sneaking off to go fishing; playing years of fast pitch softball, sometimes pitching several games in 1 day; golfing, achieving a hole in 1 on #11 at Pheasant Run Golf course; motorcycle riding; mowing his lawn; playing guitar; karaoke; helping others, but most of all spending time with his sons Mike and Stephen, daughter-in-law Beth and his grandchildren.

David was full of life and loved all he knew.

Billy “David” is survived by his beloved wife, Jody Beck; sons Michael Beck, Stephen Beck (Beth); sisters Barbara Gray, Wilma White, Carol Taylor; brother Tim Beck; grandchildren, Boe Beck, Brannon Beck, Samantha Bermudez (Alex), Blake Beck, Ethan Beck, Jacob Beck; 2 great grandchildren and 1 on the way; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Billy “David” Beck was preceded in death by his parents Clifton and Geneva “Ruth” Beck; brother Jim Beck and sister Jan Hogan.

There will be a celebration of life on Friday, June 25, 2021 from 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm at Pheasant Run Golf Course, 19 Clubhouse Drive, Chowchilla, California.


  • Jody Beck, Beloved Wife
  • Michael Beck, Son
  • Stephen Beck (Beth), Son
  • Tim Beck, Brother
  • Barbara Gray, Sister
  • Wilma White, Sister
  • Carol Taylor, Sister
  • 6, Grandchildren
  • 2, Great Grandchildren
  • Clifton Beck, Father (deceased)
  • Geneva Beck, Mother (deceased)
  • Jim Beck, Brother (deceased)
  • Jan Hogan, Sister (deceased)


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Billy David Beck

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Cindy Ray - Sloan

June 11, 2021

Was very hard to hear of your passing Cuz
Gone to Soon but never forgotten
You now have you Angel Wings and are in Heaven with the Family
R.I.Paradise dear Cuz
Until we meet again

Rhonda Bullard

May 29, 2021

He was the best Uncle ever. David's birthday and mine are on the same day. My Grandma would make us chicken and rice every year. He always made you feel special and loved. Rest in peace Uncle David.