Richard James Beckler

Birth Date: 
Saturday, February 6, 1915
Date of Passing: 
Thursday, October 25, 2007

Born February 6, 1915 in Wooster, Ohio, he was the son of Leroy E. and Sarah Wolbaugh Beckler

He had worked as a cut off operator for the Timken Company from 1942-1975. He also worked for 4 1/2 yrs. serving as transportation driver for childrens services. Life member parents without partners, member of American Legion Post #68 and United Steel Workers 2730 where he served as president for 10 Yrs.

Served his country with the U. S. Navy during WWII.

Surviving are his children Gloria (Mark) Shanstrom of Denver and Thomas (Becky) Beckler of Wooster; 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; a sister, Doris Berlincourt of Toledo.

He was preceded in death by a daughter Eloise Haas.

Memorial Contributions: 

First Church of God, 1953 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691

Visitation: 

Sunday evening, October 28, from 6-8:00 P.M.

Service: 

Monday, October 29, 2007 at 11:00 A.M.

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