Danny L Beckman, age 71 of Gosport passed away on Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at IU Health-Methodist Hospital.
He was born on August 4, 1947 in Bloomington to James "Poddy" and Betty Jean (Baker) Beckman. Danny served in the United States Army. He retired from RCA after 30 years and went to work for Harmon Automotive and the Fairfield Inn. He was an active member of the American Legion Burton Woolery Post #18 in Bloomington. Danny loved being outdoors hunting and fishing.
Danny is survived by his life partner, Bonnie West; daughters, Tana Beckman (Doug Sparke) and Stephanie West; sons, Trent Beckman (Kris), Jerry West (Peggy) and Jeff West; brothers, James Beckman and Terry Beckman; sisters, Connie Headdy and Merry Lynn Pointer; grandchildren, Ryan Wilcoxen, Joshua West, Jade West, Tucker West (Emily), Matthew Wilson, Megan Wilson, Sierra Frost, and Weston Cummings; great-grandchildren, Grace Wilcoxen and Delaney Wilcoxen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Gary Beckman and infant daughter, Kimberly Beckman.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville. Pastor Steve Baker and Brother John Baker will officiate. Burial will follow in the Chambersville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11:00 am until time of services. The family invites you to share condolences, memories and more with them at www.chandlefh.com