Ronald West Beckett (1948 – 2013)

Ron and John, Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, 1998

My brother Ron died this past Saturday, May 18.  His passing was not a surprise, but it is still sad to realize my big brother is gone from this world.Ron was a Christian in his early years and in his final days.  In between, his religion was... complicated.  That story is not mine to tell, and in any case, I only know parts of it.  Wish I knew more... but that's what happens when time and distance and priorities draw brothers apart.But I do know part of his story.  This is the eulogy I g … [Read more...]