Clyde E. Beckham, age 85, passed away in Ocean Springs, MS, on Monday, January 24, 2022. He was born on March 14, 1936 in Biloxi MS. Clyde was a retired airline mechanic after 36 years at Delta Airlines. He loved fishing and was a member of the Poor Man’s Yacht Club, which did a lot of community service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William K. and Vera Beckham; and brother, Ben Beckham.
Survivors include his loving wife of 29 years Stella L. Beckham; sister, Helen Kay (Stu) Almekinder; sons, Greg Beckham, Reggie Beckham, Mark (Marsha) Threlkeld, and Michael Threlkeld; daughter, Shelley Rena (Brian) Fontinot; grandchildren, Taylor Beckham, Trey Beckham, Tianna Beckham, Jamie Beckham, Emily Michelle Threlkeld, James Bentley, Andrew Scott Threlkeld, and Kevin Bentley; great grandchildren, Daniel John Threlkeld, Trinity Bentley, and Josef Bentley.
Visitation will be held Saturday, January 29, 2022 from 10 to 11 am at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home in Ocean Springs, MS, with a service to follow at 11 am. Bradford-O'Keefe is honored to serve the family of Clyde E. Beckham.