MT. VERNON- Rita K. (Greer) Beck, 84, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 at The Laurels of Mt. Vernon.
She was born July 16, 1937 in Danville to the late Fordyce and Bonnie (Green) Greer. She worked 20 years at Gordon Rupp in Mansfield, 10 years at the RG Beer Construction Co., and 12 years for Robertson Truck Sales of Mt. Vernon.
Rita enjoyed playing piano and singing, spending time with their grandchildren, and the times her and her husband spent traveling out west when her sons were in the service. She was a member of the Jehovah Witness of Shelby.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Robert “Bob” Beck of Mt. Vernon, whom she married Oct. 24, 1980; four sons, Joseph D. Beck of Ashland, Michael K. Beck of Wooster, Robert L. Beck of Greenwich, and James P. Beck (DeeDee) of Canton; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a special cousin, Anita Lapina of Rittman; and special friends Debbie Armstrong of Fredericktown and Kay Ringwalt of Danville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Noah Beck; a granddaughter, Andrea Beck; a brother, Larry Greer; a sister-in-law, Mary Greer; two daughters-in-law, Denise Beck and Amy Beck; and her father-in-law & mother-in-law, Harland & Mary Beck.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021 at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville, with Chaplain Randy Reed officiating. Burial will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Visitation is from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. www.fischerfuneralhome.com
Memorial donations are suggested to The Laurels of Mt. Vernon, 13 Avalon Rd. Mt. Vernon, OH 43050; or to Kindred Hospice, 112 Harcourt Rd. #3 Mt. Vernon, OH 43050.
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