Carl David Beckom
December 27, 1955 – July 22, 2020
Carl David Beckom, 64, of Killeen, Texas, died July 22, 2020 in Temple, Texas, due to liver failure, after overcoming chemotherapy and radiation for pancreatic cancer. Carl attended Killeen High School and joined the Marines his junior year because he didn’t want to miss the Vietnam War. He served ten years and later worked as deputy for Bell County Sheriff. He enjoyed his time working on Fort Hood at range control and as locksmith. He volunteered as hunting guide at Fort Hood for many years with his best friends, Donald Buss and Del Rubedor. He had also enjoyed being a member and serving as Treasurer for the Central Texas Amateur Radio Club.
Carl is preceded in death by his parents, Sam Elexandria Beckom and Ruby Boone Beckom, his brother, James Donald Beckom,and stepchild, Samuel Lucas Jackson. He is survived by his brothers, Charles Beckom and George Elexander Beckom, and his sister, LouEllen Kohn; his previous wife, Virgilia Macalalag, and their sons, David Wayne Beckom and Aaron Jason Beckom; and his present wife, Carroll Lee Beckom, and stepchildren, Melissa May Leigh, Robert Colby Jackson II, Katie Lee Conroy, Benjamin Thomas Jackson, and Daniel Paul Jackson; and 20 grandchildren.
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Carl David Beckom
July 27, 2020
Carroll, please accept my sincerest sympathies on the death of your husband Carl. We in the planetarium are all ready to help if you need anything, and will miss Carl very much.
July 25, 2020
Our sincerest condolences during this difficult time.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Brian and Monika Flom