Donn Lee Beckett, Jr., 79, of Cadiz, formerly of Smithfield, passed away unexpectedly on December 16, 2021 at the Harrison Community-Wheeling Hospital in Cadiz, Ohio. He was born Feb. 3, 1942 in Wheeling, West Virginia, the son of the late Donn Lee and Dorathea Gallagher Beckett, Sr.

He was a member of the First Church of God in Cadiz, a past member and master of Smithfield Lodge 182, F.& A.M., and a past member and secretary of the Smithfield Lions Club for 40 years. He joined his father and then took over Beckett’s Insurance Agency in Smithfield until his retirement.

Surviving is his wife, Mary L. Migliore; two brothers-in-law, Don (Barbara) Migliore and John Migliore; sister-in-law, Donna (Thomas) Migliore; three nieces Christine (Steve) Parker, Michelle (Rodney) Barnes, and Erin (Christopher) Burden; and a nephew, Shane (Bobbi Jo) Migliore.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. The family is being assisted by the Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home in Cadiz, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of God (227 West Warren Street, Cadiz, Ohio 43907).

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