Ronald Beck

Mr. Ronald A. Beck, age 53, of Fultonville, died unexpectedly on July 26, 2021.

Ronald was born June 22, 1968, in Gloversville, the son of Ronald and Alice Beck. He graduated from Gloversville High School, and after school he worked in news media for most of his life, especially the Leader-Herald, the Gazette, the Amsterdam Recorder, and the Saratogian. Ronald also devoted his time through the years to other various mills and companies. When Ronald wasn’t at work, he enjoyed watching the New York Giants and NASCAR, going go-cart racing, and the company of his wife, Shelley, whom he married on July 7, 2012.

Ronald is survived by his parents, Ronald D. and Alice E. (Young) Beck; his wife, Shelley A. (Gibson) Beck; four stepchildren, Shannon (Stephen) Broffitt, Michael (Stacey) Hume, Rachelle (Don Blood) Hume, and Brandon (Jazzmyn Fuller) Hume; nine beautiful grandchildren; and his fur baby, Tanner.

Ronald will be remembered as a loving husband, son, stepdad, and grandfather. His family meant everything to him.

Ronald’s family will receive relatives and friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. July 31, 2021, at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont Street, Gloversville, immediately followed at 10:30 a.m. by a sharing of memories.

Interment will take place at the Bleecker Cemetery, Co. Hwy. 125, Bleecker, NY 12191.

Memorial contributions may be made in Ronald’s memory to an animal shelter of your choice.

Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home is honored to be caring for Ronald’s family during this difficult time.

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