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Mark A. Beck
1957 - 2022

Age 64 and resident of Evansville, IN and formerly McLeansboro, IL, passed away at 10:45 A.M., Saturday, April 9, 2022 in Evansville, IN.

A Private Family Graveside Service will be held at a later date.

Date of Birth: June 22, 1957 Place of Birth: Eldorado, IL

Father: Don Beck Mother: Sharron Sue (Campbell) Beck

Mark attended schools in Hamilton County and graduated from McLeansboro High School. He received a mining certificate from Rend Lake College.

Marriage To: Carmen Lynn (Russell) on April 23, 1977 in McLeansboro, IL

Occupation: Prior to his retirement, Mark had been employed by Pioneer near McLeansboro, IL as a packaging and maintenance coordinator and he was employed at Kerr McGee Coal in Galatia, IL as master prep plant operator. He served as City Alderman in Ward 1, McLeansboro and was appointed June 10, 2003 and served until May 14, 2019.

Mark attended Central Christian Church in Mt.Vernon, IL

He loved playing golf, deer hunting, traveling and reading.


He is survived by his wife, Carmen Beck, Evansville, IN

Brother Marty Beck, McLeansboro, IL

Sister-in-Law Charlotte Brockett and husband Barney, Denver, CO

Nephews Kevin Brockett and wife Laurie, Denver, CO

Derek Brockett and wife Delia, Oaxaca, Mexico

Niece Marilee Beck, McLeansboro, IL

Aunt Paula Mason and husband Jim, McLeansboro, IL

Beloved Dog: Samson

Preceded in Death by his Son, Kyle A. Beck; Parents Don and Sharron Beck

Memorials may be made in Mark’s honor to Central Christian Church in Mt. Vernon, IL or to McLeansboro Golf Course, McLeansboro, IL

HARRE FUNERAL HOME, McLeansboro, is in charge of arrangements.


Harre Funeral Home
310 West Randolph
McLeansboro, IL 62859
(618) 643-2011