Dane R. Beckford's untimely departure occurred on February 26, 2018, in Manchester, CT at the age of 33. Dane was born in Kingston, Jamaica on March 26, 1984, and moved to the U.S. at age 11. Dane was an outstanding father to his two young sons and proudly served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve for 15 years-until his earthy departure. Dane also worked for the Connecticut Department of Transportation. Dane is survived by his wife: Jeri (Floyd) Beckford and their two sons: Lucian and Sire Beckford (ages 9 and 2), father and mother: Lloyd Beckford and Clephane (Annette) Gordon both of Jamaica, also raised by: Mrs. Valerie Reid of CT, three brothers: Rohan Beckford of ME, Nickoy (Necky) Beckford of CT and Keino Beckford of Jamaica, and many beloved siblings, aunts, cousins and friends. South United Methodist Church, located at 1226 Main Street, Manchester, CT will hold visiting hours for Dane on Monday, March 12, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. followed by his Homegoing service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will immediately follow at Middletown Veterans Cemetery. Dane's memory may be honored with a donation to the Beckford Family Memorial Fund, c/o Webster Bank, 1014 Main Street, Manchester, CT 06040. Condolences may be sent to www.allfaithmemorial.com.
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