Rodney Parkinson Beck

ID# 482, (1949 - 11 Jul 2013)

Rodney Parkinson Beck was born in 1949 at Greymouth, Westcoast, New Zealand ,

Parents: Arnold and Lesley Beck.1

Rodney Parkinson Beck was also known as Rod Beck.

Rodney died on 11 Jul 2013 at Greymouth, Westcoast, New Zealand , at age 64 years

Passed away at the home of Angela Beck in Greymouth.2

Rod's cause of death on 11 Jul 2013 was from cancer for last 3 years.

Rod's death notice appeared on 13 Jul 2013 in the "The Press", New Zealand ,

BECK Rodney Parkinson (Rod)
Passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 11, 2013, aged 63. Much loved dad and father-in-law of Angela and Jock, and Mel and Chris, loved grandad of Josh, and Cass. loved and respected brother and brother in-law of Winston and Pat, Elizabeth, and John and Christine. Loved uncle of Tavanna and Toone, and Lee and Becky, loved great-uncle of Josh, Tim, Matthew, Tayla, Nina, and Ingrid, special friend of Marilyn, loved son of the late Arnold and Lesley, and Martha. Messages to 19 Taylorville Road, Coal Creek, Greymouth 7802.
A Service to celebrate Rod's life will be held in Holy Trinty Anglican Church, Tainui Street, Greymouth on Tuesday at 2pm. Rod will then be laid to rest with his late parents at the Karoro Cemetery.

Westland Funeral Services Ltd. FDANZ.3

Rod was buried on 16 Jul 2013 at Karoro Cemetery, Greymouth, Westcoast, New Zealand .


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Folio No 7051, Sept Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S224] Letter or email from Jill Temple (Masterton New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Jill advised us by phone that Rod had passed away on the 11 July 2013.
  3. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, The Press, The Greymouth Star and the Nelson Mail, all had the same death notice for the 13 July 2013- via the Internet.. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.