Raymond Lee Beck, 83, of Magazine, passed from this life on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 in his home in Magazine. He was born Oct. 21, 1934 in Magazine, to Wendell and Mildred (Ellington) Beck.

He was a mechanic, mowed yards and cut fire wood.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Francis Barnes; a brother, Gene Beck; and his parents.

A family held graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 20, at Ellington Cemetery in Magazine.

He is survived by five sisters, Norma Marrs of Broken Arrow, Okla., Joyce Rhoades of Fort Smith, Linda Beall of Newburgh, Ind., Pat Kennedy of Pocola, Okla., and Judy Garrett of Magazine; three brothers, Butch Beck of Greenwood, Jimmy Beck of Paris and Stanley Beck of Magazine; several nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.