Raymond D. Buck Beck, Sr., 81, of Canton, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2011. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 8, at 11 a.m., in the Sosebee Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Todd McGee officiating. Interment will be held at 2 p.m., at Sherwood Memorial Park, in Jonesboro. The family received friends on Thursday, from 5 p.m., to 8 p.m., at Sosebee Funeral Home. Mr. Beck was a retired truck driver for Sears and Roebuck. He attended Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Free Home, and was an active member of the American Legion for many years. Buck was a farmer and he enjoyed gardening and the outdoors. In years past, he loved taking his children to the lake and teaching them to water ski. He was an avid bowler. Most of all he loved his family and spending time with them. Survivors include his children, Shirley Ann Litt, Raymond D. Randy Beck, Jr., Betty Ann Boatright, Kathrine I. (Gary Lee) Osborne-Lee, Sidney G. Beck, Sr.; the mother of his children, Vonice C. Bonnie Beck; sister, Gretha Glore; grandchildren, Shana (Chris) Walden, Kerry (Jennifer) Osborne, Angel (Billy) Maner, Meranda (Gary) Fowler, Nolan (Michelle) Boatright and Sidney (Jisco) Beck, Jr.; great-grandchildren, L.J., Cody, Preston, Nicholas, Blake, Andrew, Avery, Gavin, Savannah, Tori, Mallie, Aiden and Kai; several nieces, cousins and special niece, Betty Sue Densmore. Sosebee Funeral Home, Canton, Ga., is honored to serve the family. Sosebeefuneralhome.com, (770) 479-2131.