Stanley Delano Beck
April 14, 1935 – May 11, 2019
Stanley “Stan” D. Beck, age 84, of St. Louis, MO, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born on April 14, 1935 to the late Joseph E. and Lula Beck in Ellington, Missouri. He attended McKinley High School, St. Louis, MO graduating class of 1952. Stan served 2 years in the Army, stationed in Korea 1955-1957. He graduated from the St. Louis Police Academy in 1958 and proudly served his community for 7 years. As a policeman he worked as a patrolman and was promoted to detective burglary and robbery, homicide divisions. He was a member of the American Legion Post 162. He lived for turkey and deer seasons, fishing and telling tall tales. He was a skillful magician, practical joker and the best second dad to many. Stan is survived by his loving daughter, Sherry Beck Jones; grandchildren Shannon Scaturro Hage and Sean Scaturro; great grandchildren Dominic, Gianna, Luka Scaturro, Savannah and Jameson Hage, and many other loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha “Marty” Beck. Services are pending at this time.