Ronald C. Beckham

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COLUMBIANA–Ronald C. Beckham, 87, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30 at Windsor House at Parkside Health Care Center, Columbiana.

Mr. Beckham was born June 21, 1932 in Youngstown, a son of the late Ernest and Gertrude Musser Beckham and had lived in this are most of his life coming from Hubbard.

He owned and operated Sitler Beckham Florist in Columbiana for many years and also sold insurance. He was a member of Grace Church in Columbiana and served in the US Air Force.

His first wife, the former Joan “Taffi” McIntyre, died in 1997.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Headley Campbell Beckham, whom he married March 11, 2000; his children, Shelley Mardany of Tempe, Ariz., Cindy Perorazio of Boardman and Tom Beckham of Yulee, Fla.; six grandchildren; one great-grandson; stepchildren Donna Schoonover, Debbie Rohm, Diane Campbell and Bruce Campbell; eight stepgrandchildren; and 13 stepgreat-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at Grace Church, Columbiana with the Rev. Dr. Robert Joy officiating. Burial will follow in Columbiana Cemetery where military honors will be accorded.

Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Contributions in memory of Ron may be made to Grace Church or Columbiana Rotary.

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