Passing of Brother Carson H. Beckwith - Alpha Kappa and Charlotte Alumni Charter Member
Brother Carson H. Beckwith, charter member of the Alpha Kappa and Charlotte Alumni chapters, passed on to the Golden Shore on August 18, 2009.
Beckwith was well known in the Charlotte community and noted for establishing the first black cosmetology school in the Carolinas.
The burial arrangements are as follows:
Sunday, August 23, 2009
A private "brothers only" memorial service is scheduled for 6:00 PM at Alexander Funeral Home, 1424 Statesville Ave, Charlotte, (704) 333-1167.
Monday, August 24, 2009
Monday's services will take place at Little Rock AME Zion Church, 401 N. McDowell St, Charlotte, (704) 334-3782.
Family visitation is scheduled from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 PM
The Kappa Alpha Psi public memorial service is scheduled for 12:40 PM. It is asked that members of Kappa Alpha Psi arrive at the church by 12:20 PM. Dress for this occasion is black suits, white shirts and red ties. We ask that you drape your fraternity badge(s) with black thread in remembrance of Brother Beckwith.
The funeral service begins at 1:00 PM.
Remember Brother Beckwith's family in your prayers.
Should you have any questions please call Pap Parrish at (704) 562-3376.
Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2009