Passed away at home on December 27th, 2017 in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Martha Ruth for 44 years. Loving Father of Glenn Lawrence (Ashley) and Marlene Ruth (Jon Dempster). Proud Papa of Lily, Grace and Faith. Brother of the late Bert Beckett and survived by his Brother Ross Beckett. Friends will be received at Dixon-Garland Funeral Home 166 Main St. North (Markham Rd.) Markham on Friday December 29th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 30th at 3pm in the chapel. Burial will follow at Bethesda Lutheran Cemetery, Unionville. Reception to follow at Dixon-Garland. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society.