James Knox Beck

February 20, 1947October 8, 2020

Beck, James K. "Jim" 73 of Knoxville, TN passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020. He was a longtime member of First Lutheran Church. Jim was retired from Knox County as a Deputy Property Assessor after 35 years and also worked for Advanced Auto Parts store. He volunteered for the John Duncan campaign by working barbecues. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed watching NASCAR. Jim was preceded in death by parents, John Knox and Hazel Beck; sister-in-law, Gerry Walker. He is survived by wife of 54 and a half years, Rosa Beck; daughter, Julie (Danny) Brummitt; brother-in-law, John Walker; host of additional family and friends. Family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and therapists who cared for him. Special thanks to Don Weaver and John Walker for all their help. Family will receive friends Sunday, October 11th from 4-6pm at Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home with funeral service immediately following at 6pm. Pastor Ed Maanum officiating and special music by Jimbo Duncan. Burial will take place Monday, October 12th, meeting at Lynnhurst Cemetery at 12:45pm for a 1pm service.


  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 11, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, October 11, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Monday, October 12, 2020


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Vickie Carter

October 13, 2020

Jim was a joy to work with. He always had a kind word and support. Knox County was blessed to have him. Rest is peace my dear friend.

Vickie Carter

David Dalton

October 12, 2020

Jim was very well respected by everyone, and I considered him my friend. I worked with Jim at the Knox County Property Assessors Office for many years. He was a hard worker and always treated everyone fair. My prayers go out to his family.

Martha Key

October 11, 2020

Rosa & Julie, I am so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. We worked together for many years in the Property Assessor’s office. He was respected & liked by everyone who worked there. I am sorry for your loss!

Dianne Luethke

October 9, 2020

All our love and prayers for Rosa and her family we loved him and you are in our thought. he was a good and thoughtful man. Love, Dianne,Kristi,Zayland,Marcey and Tyler


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