Carl Beck, the founder of a group of 5 new-automobile dealerships in Florida, died on Aug. eleven though hospitalized for difficulties from COVID-19. He was 81.

Beck founded Beck Automotive Team in Palatka, Fla., in 1978.The group’s shops, located in the course of the Putnam County region, offer Buick, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Nissan vehicles.

Beck was completely vaccinated right before he contracted COVID-19.

He was born in 1940 in Indianapolis to Marie Eckstein Beck and Carl Beck Sr. He attended elementary college and higher college in the town and later attended Xavier University in Cincinnati, where he studied science, small business, administration and marketing and advertising. He also served for a quick time in the U.S. Navy.

According to his formal obituary, Beck was predeceased by his mom and dad his existence lover, Daryl Younker and by his nephew and godson, David Beck Jr.

He has a few surviving siblings: a sister, Janice, and two brothers, Steven and David. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Also surviving are his canine River, Beauregard and Buster.

A personal mass for Beck’s family members, near good friends and small business associates was held on Aug. thirteen at St. Monica Catholic Church in Palatka. A 2nd company was held Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Indianapolis. Beck was buried in Calvary Cemetery on the south aspect of Indianapolis.

Beck requested any donations be designed to Putnam County’s S.A.F.E. Pet Rescue in lieu of flowers. Beck on a regular basis donated to the business and held occasions to increase dollars for it, S.A.F.E. founder Robin Kantner instructed The St. Augustine History.