Augustus H. Beck, Jr. of Powell Obituary

Sorry this got posted too late to attend.

Augustus H. Beck, Jr., 90, of  Powell, TN and formerly of Hershey, passed away on January 19, 2020 at home with family. He was born April 10, 1929 in Cleona, a son of the late Augustus H. Beck, Sr. and Joycie R. (Wilt) Beck.

Augustus was a 1947 graduate of Hershey High School and was an Air Force Veteran with 30 years of service, much of it with the Pennsylvania Air National Guard 193rd. He also worked for many years in Civil Service, and retired from the Mechanicsburg Naval Depot.

Surviving are his children, daughters Michelle B. Blakley of Knoxville, TN,  Marcia L. Slade (Michael) of Lebanon and  Melodi L. Goff (David) of Powell, TN and son, Mark L. Beck of Dubois; 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; and older brother, Edwin H. Beck of Colorado Springs, CO.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eunice Clemens Beck and his sister, Amanda Snyder.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 27, 2020 at Noon in the Hoover Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Hershey. Visitation will begin at 11:00am. Interment with honors will be in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at 1:30pm.

The family encourages memorial contributions be made to the charity of your choice.

Enlisted Councils brochure for Wreaths Across America

Click here for the 2019 193rd WAA Sponsor Form

REMEMBER – HONOR – TEACH We honor and appreciate our veterans all year long and strive to teach our children about this great nation and the value and cost of freedom and liberty. Each December we also do our best to make sure all our departed veterans are never forgotten either. We join together to remember them because we believe our commitment to our veterans doesn’t end with their passing. To keep up with news about Wreaths Across America at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Wreaths Across America – Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Veterans Memorial at Everyone is invited to witness the ceremony in the PA noon and assist in placing the sponsored wreaths on graves starting at 1:00 p.m.: Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:00 noon Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Indiantown Gap Road Annville, PA 17003 Due to the limited parking on the cemetery, parking will be nearby (follow event parking signs) and buses will Arrive early and dress warmly. shuttle guests to and from the Ceremony continuously. All activities are outdoors and, barring extreme weather, will be held rain or shine. There will be special transportation (golf carts and handicap access van) available. For more information please contact Youth Group Leaders: Youth groups are encouraged to participate and assist. Register before Nov 5th and you will receive patches and certificates of appreciation for community service. For more information contact Daisy at There will be a Toys-for-Tots collection point at the ceremony, please consider bringing a new, unwrapped toy to donate.

Credit Card Sponsors If you prefer to use a credit card, you must visit the 193rd SOW Enlisted Council page of the Wreaths Across America website: Select the Sponsor Wreaths button. Choose the quantity you wish to sponsor. Select the Review My Sponsorship. Verify the order is credited to PA0350 and PAIGNA then make your payment. All donations go to Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Grave-Specific Requests for specific information on Grave See the section on the reverse side of the brochure -Specific requests. If you don’t know the exact location of your friend or loved-one in the cemetery, please visit the grave locator website: Deadline for Donations Wreath sponsorships must be submitted by All sponsorships received after Nov 28th will be Nov 28th to be included in this year’s ceremony. included in the next year’s ceremony. Questions or requests for more information: Contact the Wreaths Across America committee of the IGNC Memorial Council at or Wreaths Across America headquarters at 1-877-385-9504

Steve Hile’s Funeral Arrangements

Hi everyone…please find below the information regarding Steve Hile’s funeral.
Tues, Aug 6th, 2019, there will be a visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. at West Shore Evangelical Free Church and the service will promptly follow that at 11:00 a.m followed by a motorcade to Fort Indiantown Gap where full military honors will take place. Please see the address below.

West Shore Evangelical Free Church
1345 Williams Grove Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

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Steve Hile