Eric Nathan Beck was born May 2, 1962, in San Francisco, CA and passed away in Willits, CA on March 24, 2012, at the age of 49. He had resided in Willits for over 40 years; attended Willits schools, graduating in 1980; and also attended San Jose City College. He worked in the local lumber mills and was last employed at the Sherwood Valley Food Program. Eric was an active outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, skindiving and archery; as well as the disciplines of karate and aikido.
He is survived by his parents, father Roy (Jay) Beck of San Jose and mother Margaret (Don) Eutenier of Kelseyville; his brothers James of Atascadero and Michael of Santa Cruz; sister Lesa Serrano of Kelseyville; his daughters Annelise, Tristan and Layla Beck of Willits; his grandmother Rosemary Austin of Willits; as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins and nephews. He was predeceased by his partner Georgia Hoaglen in 2011.
Funeral services will be held at the Anker-Lucier Mortuary on Wednesday, April 4, at 11:00 a.m., Wallace Clark officiating. A reception at the Sherwood Valley Tribal Center will follow. Memorial contributions in the daughters' names may be made to the Sherwood Valley School, c/o Willits Unified School District, 120 Pearl Street, Willits 95490.
Arrangements under the care and direction of Anker-Lucier Mortuary.