Charles ‘Butch’ Beckett
Charles “Butch” Beckett, 71, of Maryville, passed away at 2:15 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013. He was a Vietnam veteran and retired after serving a full career in the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Beckett Sr. and Maude Bass; and sister, Sandy Ledford. Survivors include his son, Lance Beckett and wife Tina; and daughter, Cindy Overman and husband Mark; four grandchildren, Cole Beckett, Lilliann Gasche, Sanders Overman, and Alyson Overman; sister, Renee Rothrock; and many other family and friends. A military memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March, 28, 2013, at Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, 2200 E. Governor John Sevier Highway 168, Knoxville. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Butch’s name to the Alzheimer’s Tennessee, East Tennessee Office, 2270 Sutherland Ave. Ste. 202, Knoxville, TN 37919, http://www.facebook.com . Services provided by Cremation Society of East Tennessee.