March 20, 1928 - September 11, 2019
Frank Henry Beckner, 91, of Point Pleasant, loving father and grandfather, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at Pleasant Valley Hospital with his loving family at his side. He was born March 20, 1928, in Henderson, a son of the late Colbert Beckner and Ethel Ada (Henry) Beckner. Frank attended the Henderson Tabernacle Church, was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association, WV Quarter Horse Association where he served as a board member, American Legion Post No. 23 of Point Pleasant and was a retired bricklayer and member of the Bricklayers Union Local No. 5 of Huntington, WV. He also served in the United States Navy on the U.S.S. Helena and U.S.S. Iowa during WWII. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Delores J. (Rayburn) Beckner; a grandson, Ryan Beckner; son-in-law, Larry R. Sayre; great-grandson, Carson Sayre; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Thomas L. and Mary A. Beckner and David Joe and Opal Beckner; two infant brothers; and brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Don and Carol Walker, Sonny Reynolds and Jim Hargraves. Frank is survived by a daughter, Debra L. Sayre of Letart; two sons and daughter-in-law, Frank C. and Bonnie Beckner of Point Pleasant and Michael L. Beckner of Acapulco, Mexico; three grandchildren, Kari (Tim) Ryan of Point Pleasant, Joshua (Megan) Sayre of Letart and L. Matt Sayre of Point Pleasant; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Mae Boggess of Gallipolis, OH; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Sharon Hargraves of Point Pleasant, Marlene Reynolds of Point Pleasant, Roger and Sally Taylor of Letart, Terry and Dianne Wallis of Gallipolis Ferry, Everett and Pam Rayburn Jr. of Point Pleasant and Donald "Sammy" and Lana Rayburn of Point Pleasant; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Connie Graham. A funeral service will be 1 p.m., Sunday, September 15, 2019, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, with Pastor Joe Nott officiating. Burial will follow at Suncrest Cemetery in Point Pleasant, with military graveside rites given by the United States Navy Honor Guard and American Legion Post No. 23 of Point Pleasant. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories may be shared by visiting www.wilcoxenfuneralhome.com.
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