A celebratiA funeral service to honor the life of James"Jim" Lester Beckley, 88 of Elgin, SC will be held today at 11:00AM in the Harvest Baptist Church. Reverend Bill Dulaney will officiate. Burial will follow at 1:00 PM in the Fort Jackson National Cemetery with military rites. The family received friends Thursday, March 31, 2016 in the Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Camden Bulldog Club, Camden High School,1022 Ehrenclou Drive, Camden, SC 29020 or the Harvest Baptist Church, Missionary Fund, 281 Wildwood Lane, Lugoff, SC 29078.
James Beckley died Monday, March 28, 2016. Born in Hocking County Ohio, son of the late Lester William Beckley and Vera June Horn Beckley. He is survived by his wife, Annetta Louise Cole Beckley, a daughter, Brenda Rothauser (Jerry) of Fishers, IN; sons, Stan Beckley (Becky) of Elgin, SC, James Beckley (Karen) of Palatine, IL.; 7 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren. Mr. Beckley was a member of Harvest Baptist Church, a retired lumberyard owner and a veteran of the US Navy.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin, is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Beckley family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.