Rex M. Beckel, age 82, of Cardington died peacefully Friday July 23, 2021, in Mount Vernon at Country Court Nursing Center. He was born in Marion on April 17, 1939, to the late Marlo H. and Gertrude E. (Klingel) Beckel.
Rex was a 1957 graduate of Cardington-Lincoln High School. He worked in the automotive industry before working as the Parts Manager for Bohl Equipment for 25 years prior to his retirement. Rex was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church.
On February 15, 1975, Rex married the former Bonnie L. Owens, and she survives. Additional survivors include; Richard (Bonnie) Brenneman of Fredericktown, Dixie Brenneman of Edison and Robin (Jeffrey) Stuttler of Mt. Gilead, five grandchildren; Renee (Bill) Welsh, Gary (Krista) Brenneman, Jeffrey (Katelin) Stuttler, Caleb Stuttler and Joel Stuttler, five great- grandchildren; Isabelle, William, Elijah, Charles and Henry.
Friends may call on Monday, July 26, 2021 from 10:00 am followed by the funeral service at 11:30 am with Pastor Steven Dennis officiating at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 336 West Main Street, Cardington, Ohio 43315. Burial will follow in Marion Cemetery.
Those wishing to make a memorial contribution are asked to consider St. Paul Lutheran Church, 336 West Main Street, Cardington, Ohio 43315.
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