BECKHAM, EARNEST J., 76, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend passed Saturday Oct. 29, 2005 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. Earnest was born Aug. 22, 1929 in Midland, TX, son of Lee Roy Beckham and Lollie Mae Iglehart Beckham. He was retired from the U.S. Post Office in 1987. He retired from the Air National Guard and the Reserve in 1961. He was associated with the Farmers Branch Little League for 13 years as a Coach or Manager. He served in the Boy Scouts as assistant Scout Master and was honored as being selected to the Order of the Arrow. Surviving are wife Dorothy Juanita Hudson Beckham; son Earnest J. Beckham Jr., Dallas, TX; grandchildren Daniel A. Beckham, Michael Lee Beckham of Dallas; brothers Weldon D. Beckham, Malakoff, TX, Doyle Lee Beckham, Cooper, TX; sister, Patsy Jean Beckham Prator of Garland, TX and nephews, nieces and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee Roy Beckham and Lollie Mae Iglehart, brothers Joe Billy Beckham, J. T. Beckham, sisters, Ozelle Beckham Brown, and Ruby Pearl Beckham Young. Interment to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Dignity Memorial Sparkman Hillcrest 7405 W. Northwest Hwy. Dallas (214) 363-5401
OB6 Obituaries, Notices Published in the Dallas Morning News on 10/31/2005.