JAMES ROGER BECK
Apr. 12, 1933 - Aug. 17, 2014
James Beck, 81, of El Centro passed away Sunday, August 17 in his home.
Jim was born and raised in Imperial Valley. He attended CUHS, graduating in 1950. He joined the U.S. Army and was dicharged in 1955. He attended college in San Diego (SDSU) and graduated in 1961. He returned to the Valley in 1973 as V.P. and Manager for Safeco/Chicago Title. He worked in the title industry for 40+ years, retiring in 1995. Jim spent his retired years with his "coffee" buddies, his grandchildren, and his vacations to Arizona. He will be missed.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Larry Beck.
Jim is survived by his sons, Ryan Christopher (Lucy), Eric Robert (Diane), Jace Michael, and Brad Joseph (April); daughter, Cari Ann (Michael) Rubidoux; wife, Ann; and 10 grandchildren.
Mass for Jim will be held Friday, August 22 at 12:30 p.m. at St. Mary's Church in El Centro with Father Ed Horning officiating. He will be laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery following mass.