Donald Elmo Beck

March 15, 1928December 26, 2013

BECK, Donald Elmo, 85, went to be with the Lord on December 26, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Marion F. Beck; five children, Linda Whitlock (Edwin), Richard Beck, Judy Anderson, John Beck (Nancy), Donna Bradshaw (William); 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren. He was a retired Richmond City Police Officer of 32 years. Family will receive friends from 2 to 5pm on Sunday, December 29, at the Atlee Chapel of Woody Funeral Home, Route 301 and Shady Grove Rd, Mechanicsville. Services will be held at 11am, Monday, December 30, at the funeral home. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad. Condolences:


  • Visitation Sunday, December 29, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 30, 2013

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December 30, 2013

My sincere condolences go out to the whole family. I'm sure he was fine man to raise a daughter like you Judy.

Henry & Betty

gwen wykle

December 28, 2013

Grief can be so hard during the holidays, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one this holiday season.

Robin Freedlander

December 28, 2013

So sorry to hear about Donnie's passing. My thoughts are with all of you.

Jeff Starke

December 28, 2013

My sincere condolences to the family..I worked with Donald for several years at the Richmond Police Department and enjoyed his company on several fishing excursions to the Chesapeake Bay. He was a true friend.

Bud Hazelgrove, GM

December 27, 2013

Please accept Woody staff condolences for your loss. You can depend on us to assist you on this journey and we will strive for your complete satisfaction while your loved one is in our care. We believe you deserve nothing less. For these difficult days, we will be honored to have you consider our home and family a part of yours.