MINFORD, Ohio—Brian Beckett, associate pastor of Grace Baptist Church, Minford, Ohio, died on Feb. 5, 2011. He was 52. Brian was also a paramedic for Minford Squad 3 and a former employee of Southern Ohio Medical Center and Life Ambulance.

Brian is survived by his wife, Grace, whom he married on June 20, 1980; four children, Kristi, Amy, Stacy, and Andrew; one brother, Mark; one sister, Cheryl; and his father-in-law, Ernest Burnheimer.