Corvis L.Beck, 87, of Ranger, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2009.
Services will be 10 AM Tuesday July 7, 2009 in the First Baptist Church with Rev. Ronny Guess officiating. Burial will follow in Bullock Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home in Ranger, Texas. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday July 6th from 6 to 8 PM.
Corvis was born on September 17, 1921 in Goldthwaite,Texas to Charlie Elyand Lena Otha (Nix) Beck. He was a graduate of Ranger High School. Corvis married Alta Ileane Carney on July 7, 1941 and she preceded him in death on April 4, 2006. He entered the US Army during World War II from 1944 to 1945. Corvis lived in Palmdale, California for 16 years and was very active in the church, also as a Deacon and Sunday School Director as well as the First Baptist Church in Ranger. Corvis worked as a Service Manager for Levelle Motor Company 10 years in Ranger, and 19 years Lancaster Ford Motor Company in Lancaster, California. He also worked for Douglas Aircraft 4 years and Rockwell International 2 years. He was on the farm and ranch from 1978 to 2006. Corvis was preceded in death by a son Ardie Beck in 1998.
Survivors include: a son Keith L. Beck and wife Cheryl of Pleasanton, CA, sister, Maxine Calvert, grandchildren; Adam, Laura, Chelsey, Cameron and Heather, greatgrandchildren Sammy, Matthew, Abigail, Emily, Jessica, Austin, and Patrick, and several nieces and nephew