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Celebration of Life

Paoli Christian Church
Friday February 19th, 2021

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Bobbie Lee Beckett

Bobbie Lee Beckett, age 85, of West Baden Springs, Indiana entered into eternal rest on February 4th, 2021 at his residence.

He was born in Ellwood, Indiana on July 26th,1935 to Robert and Ruby (Hamm) Beckett.

Bobbie married Mary Lou Lawrence on October 9th, 1965 in Hobart, Indiana, and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his Parents; (2) Sisters – Carol and Kay; and (1) Son – Terry Lee Beckett.

Bobbie was a skilled machinist and had worked for Isaksson Motors, U.S. Steel, and privately for Kaiser.  (It was at Kaiser that Bobbie met his wife Mary Lou when he repaired her trapeze).  He then worked at Ability Engineering and finished his career at Midwest Steel. 

He had numerous hobbies as a skilled woodworker, leatherworker, Boy Scout Leader, range master, outdoorsman, and craftsman.

Bobbie is survived by:

His Loving Wife                      Mary Lou Beckett

(2) Sons                                   Timothy Beckett (Cindy) and Anthony Beckett (Cathy)

(2) Daughters                          Ginger Calhoun (Chris) and Kelly Fisher (Michael)

(1) Brother                              John Beckett (Diana)             

(2) Sisters                                Bonnie Peck (Dennis) and Mary Woodworth (Bob)

(9) Grandchildren                   Julie Beckett, Stacie Evans (Justin), Brandie Beckett, Mikayla Johnson (Christopher),

                                                Cecilia Fisher, Morgan Calhoun, Jonathan Beckett, Anthony Fisher, and

                                                Olivia Fisher.

(1) Great-granddaughter        Olivia Johnson



A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be conducted by Jim O’Connell on Friday, February 19th, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Our Lady of the Springs Catholic Church in French Lick, Indiana.

There will be a private burial at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231-4596.


Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, French Lick, Indiana. 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.

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Praying for Peace and Comfort for you all! May God give you all Peace! Kevin Dockery

Kevin Dockery Feb 9 2021 12:00 AM