Robert Boysen Beckett, 90, of Collegedale, died on Sunday, August 10, 2014.
He taught high school science and math and worked in a variety of construction-related projects during his lifetime. For 13 years he and his wife made a living as doll artists.
Mr. Beckett was predeceased by his daughter, Barbara Jean Kalebaugh, and his wife, June Lenore Allen Beckett.
Survivors include his son, John A. Beckett of Collegedale; daughter Cyndi Merka, Burlington, Wi.; sister Betty Hill, Corvallis, Or.; two grandsons; three great-grandsons, and a great-grand-daughter.
Pastor Mickey Mallory will conduct the memorial service at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Standifer Gap Seventh-day Adventist Church, where Mr. Beckett was a member.
Interment will be in Collegedale Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Calexico Mission School at 601 E. 1st St, Calexico, Ca. 92231 or http://calexicomissionschool.com.
Send condolences at www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family-owned and operated.