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James E. " Spirit Wolf" Beck

March 27, 1937 — August 23, 2016

James E. "Jim" "Spirit Wolf" Beck, Jr., age 79 of Harrisville, passed away at home on August 23, 2016. Jim was born on March 27, 1937 in Warren, Ohio to the late James E. Beck, Sr. and Evelyn Wilson.

Jim served in the United States Navy for 5 years and after his service he worked as a psychiatric technician at Warren State Hospital and later as an aide at Polk Center. He was also employed at many area stores and gas stations.

Jim was very proud and connected to his Native American roots. He was a member of the People of the Forest and was the chief of the Native American Inter-Tribal Village. He was known as a spiritual leader in his community and was referred to as "Spirit Wolf". He enjoyed going to the Native American pow-wows and festivals. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle and belonged to several motorcycle organizations.

Jim married Bonita "Bonnie" Frey on August 18, 1979 in Allison Park. In addition to his wife, Jim is survived by two sons James C. "Jim" Beck and his wife Chrissy of Grove City, and Shawn O. Reynolds and his wife Tonya of Edgewater, FL, two daughters Danielle M. Britton of Slippery Rock and Terinia M. Beck of Davenport, FL. Also surviving are seventeen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by an infant son, Abraham Beck.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jamison Funeral Home, Inc. 117 N. Main Street, Harrisville where family and friends are welcome to attend a memorial service on Sunday, August 28, at 2:00 PM with White Buffalo Heart officiating.

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