John Arnold Beckett

John Arnold Beckett, 85, died at the Bethel Health Center on Saturday August 22, 2015 following a long illness.
He is survived by his wife Nancy Johansen Beckett of Danbury, CT; sons Thomas L. Beckett (Barbara Bakos) of Kent, OH; John J. Beckett (Jodi) of New Milford, CT; James S. Beckett (Mandy) of Sandy Hook, CT; ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter Amy L. Jones.
John was born in Battle Creek, Michigan on February 12, 1930. He lived in Ridgefield for 26 years and has resided in Danbury for the last 10 years.
John graduated from Michigan State University and worked for many years at the Eaton Corporation and was a vice-president at Duracell in Bethel, CT.
He was a member of the Wilton Baptist Church, the Ridgefield Men’s Club, and Ridgefield Golf Club.
John was an avid fisherman and golfer.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 from 5 to 8 PM at Kane Funeral Home; 25 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 10:30 AM at the Wilton Baptist Church; 254 Danbury Road, Wilton.

Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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