Ernest R. Beckner, Jr.

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Ernest Ramsey Beckner Jr., a retired electrical engineer and 40 year resident of Acworth passed peacefully from health complications on July 11, 2017.


Ernest is survived by his wife Mary Luise Beckner, his children, Ernie Beckner III, Dewitt Beckner, Dwayne Beckner, Lisa Jones, and Louis Woods. As well as several grandchildren, Tyler Jones, Aaron Jones, Bryan Jones, Brandy Beckner, Brandon Beckner, Amy Stone, Chasity Woods, Hollie Lubinsky, Julia Anne Smith, and Ashley Woods, and several great grandchildren.


Ernest was born on April, 13, 1939 in Charlottesville, Virginia to Ernest Beckner Sr. and Gracie Beckner. After serving his country for 10 years in the Navy aboard the USS Shangri-La, Earnest went on to have a 30 year career as an electrical engineer for Lucent Technologies. He married his wife Mary Luise Beckner on June 2, 1979.


Ernest was a gun enthusiast and an avid fisherman. He loved his country and was a true patriot. He loved spending time with his grandkids and reminiscing about his time in the Navy and in Spain. He was always ready with a joke to make you smile. He enjoyed his weekly workouts and going to his favorite local restaurant, Daddy’s.


He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.


A small memorial service will held at Georgia Funeral Care on July 21st at 10:30 AM, followed by Military Honors at the Georgia Veterans Cemetery in Canton, GA.


Please express condolences for the family in the comments section below. The Beckner family is being cared for by Georgia Funeral Care and Cremation Services, Acworth, Georgia.

7 Comments To "Ernest R. Beckner, Jr."

James Partee,Jr. On Jul 27 2017 at 8am
Ernie was a wonderful friend...over the years we spent many hours at Daddy's Country Kitchen visiting, and sharing outdoor sports stories... I hadn't seen Ernie in a while but will miss his happy smile...Best to Mary as we know her well and our thoughts are with you.. James and Dale Partee Reply to this comment
Kenneth Parrott On Jul 17 2017 at 8am
Ernie was a good man and a good friend. I miss him. My condolences to Mary and all of Ernie's family. Fair winds and following seas. Reply to this comment
Diane Baughman On Jul 17 2017 at 8am
Uncle Earnie was a good man. I haven't seen him in years but he definitely left a good impression on my heart. Prayers for the family and friends.(((hugs))) Reply to this comment
Tony and Gail Jones On Jul 17 2017 at 8am
Tony was blessed to have known and worked with Ernie for many years. Then God led us to Tony, Lisa and their extended family. Ernie was a wonderful man. Our prayer is that God will wrap his arms around each of you and give you comfort and peace. We love you all. Reply to this comment
Don & Jane Bergwall On Jul 17 2017 at 8am
We had the privilege of knowing Ernie through the Sr. Class at the gym and enjoyed visiting and exercising with him. He will be missed but not forgotten. Don & Jane for the gym class. Reply to this comment
Donna Johnson On Jul 15 2017 at 5pm
Ernie was truly a great man. He always had a smile on his face, and a prank or two up his sleeves. I miss him seeing him everyday! You will truly be missed. RIP and hope to see you again one day Reply to this comment
Janice McFarland On Jul 14 2017 at 8am
Mary, Lisa and all family, Our prayers are with you all during this difficult time. So glad that Mr. Beckner no longer has a struggle to breathe or any other health issue, since all is peace forevermore with Jesus! Reply to this comment
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