William “Bill” Leslie Beckman

June 20, 1947 - June 25, 2021

William “Bill” Leslie Beckman, 74, husband of Virginia “Ginger” Beckman, passed away on Friday, June 25, 2021. Born in Saint Paul, MN, he was the son of the late John and Mary Helen Crichlow Beckman. Bill graduated from the University of Maryland in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Secondary Education. Having earnedContinue Reading

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Chad Carter left a message on July 20, 2021:
Thoughts and Prayers to Bill's Family. As one of his former Baseball players and History students, Bill left a lasting memory with many of our players in 1991-1992. Playing at Bridgeforth and beating the 9th rank team in the nation (Garfield) left a lasting memory. Taking trips to Florida to the Indians "winter" camp was always enjoyable for Coach B. The 17 hour trip wasn't so enjoyable but he loved it. More than anything, Coach B will be missed and I'm sorry to hear about the terrible news. Memories of how you treated us as young men will always remain. To this day, everytime I watch Gold Rush, I remember the project you convinced me to do that helped me Ace the class. Somewhere, that California Gold Cradle still exist. Rest in Piece Coach B......
Caryl Crawford Jeffrey left a message on July 11, 2021:
May God speed Bill's soul to Heaven to rest at the feet of Jesus forever in glory. Bill and I shared many talks throughout high school at Albert Einstein as he lived around the corner and down the street from me. Ginger, I am so sorry for your loss. Much love to you and the family at this difficult time.
Les Cummings left a message on July 6, 2021:
Thoughts and prayers for Ginger and the boys. Coached with Bill for many years. He will be missed.
Mary and Russ Shull left a message on June 29, 2021:
We are so sorry to here of Bills passing he was a kind and loving person. May God give you peace and comfort
Ann Pfeiffer left a message on June 28, 2021:
Dear Ginger. Bill was such a delightful person to be around and such a loyal friend to my son. I’m sorry he will not be here to continue playing board games and otherwise enjoying his retirement and his family. I know you have a wonderful family and I pray that you will all take comfort in your memories of your time together. Fondly, Ann Pfeiffer.
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Marilyn Rousseau Gilmer left a message on June 27, 2021:
Bill rest in peace. You will be missed by so many Horace Mann friends and family. You were so much inspiration to many people and brought laughter and smiles to everyone. Ginger. Prayers for you and your family. Marilyn
Kim Sasser left a message on June 27, 2021:
Bill was such a help to me early in my career even though he was in SC he reached across the Georgia line and gave me many you can do it talks. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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