Scot Christopher Beckham, 43, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2024.
Born in Crawfordsville, Indiana, he was the son of Sue Ernest and the late Glenn Beckham.
Left to cherish Scot’s memory are his son, Bentley Beckham; his mother and stepfather, Sue and Steve Ernest; and his sister and brother-in-law, Robin and Eric Longino. Scot was also deeply loved by his extended family of aunts, uncles and cousins, his Progressive Insurance work family, lifelong childhood friends, church family, and so many others. As well as his father, Scot was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ray and Claire Hayen, and Ed and Bessie “Becky” Beckham.
The proudest day of Scot’s life was July 11, 2011, the day his son Bentley was born. Scot was a proud father who loved watching Bentley play various youth league sports and occasionally assisted coaching. Scot had a great sense of humor and enjoyed joking, laughing, and having fun with Bentley. Scot was a devoted dad who loved nothing more than spending time with Bentley.
Scot was an avid sports fan, especially all things Clemson, The Chicago Cubs, Bulls, and Bears. Scot loved going to concerts and movies, and was a cheese pizza connoisseur.
Scot was a graduate of Hillcrest High School and Clemson University. He was a life-long Clemson Tigers fan. Scot was a Claims Adjuster with Progressive Insurance for the past 19 years.
Scot was a member of Infinity Church. Above all else, Scot was a Christian who dedicated his life to the Lord and sharing God’s message of salvation. His main purpose was to live a life that glorified the Lord. He devoted himself to studying God’s word. Scot’s generosity and compassion for others stemmed from his relationship with the Lord.
A visitation will be held Tuesday, January 23, 2024 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Southeast in Simpsonville, SC. The Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at Infinity Church in Fountain Inn, SC.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the “Bentley Beckham Fund” which can be made in person or mailed to United Community Bank at 1400 Augusta Street, Greenville, South Carolina, 29605.
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