Beckett, Thomas Jacob
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Jan. 6, 1933 - Sep. 20, 2013
Thomas Jacob Beckett, 80, of Bradenton, Florida, died after a long illness on September 20, 2013. Tom was the son of William Earl "Casey" Beckett and Zelma "Jerry" Stinger, and was born and raised in Oxford, Ohio. Tom graduated from McGuffey High School and received his B.S. from Miami University. He practiced accounting initially in Ohio, and then worked for 15 years with a National CPA firm in Tampa, Florida before opening his own office in the Bradenton/Sarasota area. He is a former member of AICPA and FICPA. Most proudly, Tom was a Founding, Charter Member and Elder at Christ Church of Longboat Key, Presbyterian, USA. He was instrumental in the establishing and running of the Church and was Treasurer for the past seven years.
Tom is survived by his loving wife, Marianne Ondocin Beckett, his two sons, Roger M. Beckett (Cilla) and Christopher W. Beckett, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A Visitation will be held from 6-8 PM on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, 26th Street Chapel, 5624 26th Street West, Bradenton, Florida 34207.
A Church Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Donations may be made to Christ Church of Longboat Key, 6400 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, Florida 34228. Condolences to: www.brownandsonsfuneral.com
Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory - Bradenton
5624 26th Street West Bradenton, FL 34207
Published in Herald Tribune from Sept. 24 to Sept. 25, 2013