October 23, 2019
Malcolm Eugene Beeks, 83, passed away on Oct. 5, 2019, in Toppenish, Washington. He was born in The Dalles, Oregon, on May 1, 1936, to Philip and Vera (Martin) Beeks.
Mr. Beeks made his career as a logger. He liked fishing and hunting, working with wood—he built a log cabin by hand—and animals. He cherished his granddaughter, Rylene. Mr. Beeks will be missed by his children Cindy Gogerty, Penny Asbury of Goldendale, Malcolm “Mac” Beeks of Glenwood, Luci Fuller of Woodland, Washington, and Gregory Beeks of Goldendale; brother Calvin Beeks Beeks, Sr. of Goldendale; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by wives Dixie (Saunders) Beeks and Carol Beeks, and siblings Vernon, Vera, Claudine, Lucille, Philip, Sharon, Jimmy, and Calvin.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Centerville Community Church, 508 Dalles Mt. Road, with a potluck to follow. Columbia Hills Memorial Chapel handled cremation arrangements. Please visit http://www.gardnerfh.com to send condolences to the Beeks family.