Arthur Jack Beck, 87, of Robbins died Monday, April 25, 2016 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice House in Wilmington.


Funeral service will be held Thursday,  April 28, 2016 at 2 p.m.. in Robbins First Wesleyan Church where he was a faithful member. The family will receive friends from 12:30 – 2 p.m.. at the church. Burial will be held at Waddell Chapel Church cemetery near Bennett.


Mr. Beck was born in Randolph County and retired from Milliken and Company after 44 years of service. At his church, he served in various capacities including trustee, usher, greeter and served on the board for thirty years. He also was the church gardener, making sure the church had beautiful flowers on the church grounds.


Mr. Beck is survived by his loving wife of nearly 65 years, Dorothy; daughters, Wanda Garrett (Bill) of Wilmington, where Jack and Dorothy made their home for the last seven months, Martha Narayan (Sridhar) of  Wilmington; sons, Farrell (Diane) of Lexington, David (Charline) of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; twin brother, Robert Mack Beck (Shirley) of Robbins and Fred Beck (Wilma) of Ramseur.


Memorials may be made to: First Wesleyan Church, P O Box 397, Robbins, NC 27325.

Condolences may be made to

Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Beck family.


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  1. Sorry for the loss of your loved one. Jack was a wonderful friend. Always had a smile and a handshake for you. Loved to listen to his stories. Our love & prayers are with the entire family.

  2. Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. We appreciate Jack’s friendship and Christian fellowship over all of these years. He especially was dear to Chad and they loved each other very much. Know that we are

  3. We are so very sorry for the lose of your family member. May God BLESS you all and be by your side. Jack was a man of God so we know where his soul is today. Our prayers are with you all …..

  4. Dear Family, We were sorry to learn of your loved one’s passing. Please know that our thoughts, prayers, sympathy and Christian love are with you all. Sincerely, Rev. David and Cindy Wade, Wilmington NC

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