Brenden Jordon Rich-Beckett, 16, of Elyria, died Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland. He was born March 3, 2002 in Elyria and would have been a junior at Elyria High School this year.
Brenden was a member of the Elyria High School Football Team and a pole vaulter on the Elyria High School Track Team. He formerly played baseball at Little League West. He enjoyed going to the Splash Pad with his nephews, flips on the backyard trampoline and swimming in the pool. He loved to sing and spend time with all his extended family.
Brenden is survived by siblings, Michael, Jordan, Simone, Tyler, Mariah, Breanna, Tracy Jr., Larissa, Eric, Rodney Jr., Dontae, Sierra and Tierra; legal guardians, uncle, Rodney and aunt, Lisa Beckett; mother, Debra Rich; father, Tracy Beckett, Sr.; stepparents, Donnie Little and Brandi Freeman; maternal grandparents, Julie and Tracy Shirk and Eugene Henderson; paternal grandparents, Joann and Anthony Grantham; Grandpa Little; Poppy and Gramma, Fae; four great-grandparents; seven nieces and nephews and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Christine Little and Terri Orr; great-grandmas, Lora Beckett and Melvina Orr and five great-great-grandparents.
Friends will be received Monday, July 16, 2018 from 10 A.M. until the time of a 12 Noon service at Greater Christ Temple, 123 Oberlin Road, Elyria. Burial will be in Brookdale Cemetery.
Arrangements are in the care of Dicken Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Elyria.
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