Bernard Michael Beck II

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Bernard Michael Beck II, 68, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Piedmont Henry Hospital Stockbridge.
A veteran of Vietnam, who served his country faithfully with the United States Navy, he was decorated with the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Bronze Star and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. as well as an Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Korea).
Bernard M. Beck II, was born in Great Lakes, Illinois, to Priscilla M. and William Charles Beck on Sept. 11, 1949. In December 1967, he joined the armed forces and was assigned to the Naval base camp in Great Lakes. After graduating from NTC in Great Lakes, he was assigned to NAS Barbers Pt. Hawaii as NTT personnel and reported to duty aboard the USS Kittyhawk CVA-63. In 1969, ""Mike"" was released to inactive duty with honorable character of service. Mike was a brave and loyal soldier, as well as a patient and loving father.
He married Myrna Louise Reno in March 1979. Mike loved cars. He was a skilled mechanic, and he passed down his knowledge to his kids. Mike also loved traveling. His favorite song was ""The Traveling Man.""
Most of all, Mike loved spending time with kids and grandkids. He also loved fishing and was our biggest food critic!
He is survived by a brother, Gregory Paul Beck and his wife Helen of Texas; his sons, Bernard Michael Beck III and his wife Stephanie Beck of McDonough and Kenneth William Beck and his wife Nicole Beck of Rincon; two daughters, Kira Louise Beene and her husband Leonard Beene of Tecumseh, OK, and Bonnie Michele Williams and husband Robert Williams of Shawnee, OK; seven grandchildren, Billy, Heather, Jimmy, Ben, Catie, Coby and Owen; and three great-grandchildren, Bryton, Breelyn and Waylon.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrna; and his son, ""Billy Jo,"" who died in infancy.
The visitation be 4-5:30 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, at Sauls Funeral Home, 90 Simmonsville Road, Bluffton, SC.
Mr. Beck will be buried along with his wife, Myrna at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 19, at Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to Veterans Association or the .
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Sauls Funeral Home
90 Simmonsville Road
Bluffton, SC 29910
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Published in BryanCountyNews from Apr. 18 to Apr. 25, 2018
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