Quentin William Beck, 18, of Colorado Springs, Colorado passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 26, 2020.
Quentin was born on April 10, 2002 in Mansfield, Ohio, the loving son of Kevin and Alisa (Carmichael) Beck.
As a graduating senior at Rampart High school, Quentin shared his big smile and contagious sense of humor with everyone. He was active in theater, choir, and GSA. Quentin participated in school’s the Bald for Bucks event for several years to help raise money for the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society.
Quentin trained in karate and attained the level of junior black belt at Universal Kempo Karate. He volunteered for Dr. Barbara Swaby’s Library on The Go project in Colorado Springs that distributes books to children in low income communities. Quentin also worked with kindergarten students.
He enjoyed listening to music, especially show tunes. Beetlejuice was his favorite Broadway show. Quentin relished watching movies. His favorites were the Star Wars movies, the Harry Potter series, and Shrek 2. He played video games and board games with family and friends. Quentin loved animals and had a special fondness for Welsh Corgis. He was also a fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes, New Orleans Saints, and Drew Brees.
Quentin was enrolled at the University of Northern Colorado where he planned to major in sociology beginning in the fall of 2020. He had worked at EduKit in Colorado Springs for three summers.
Along with his parents, Quentin is survived by his two sisters Olivia Beck and Zoe Beck and the beloved family cat, Fern. His grandparents, Bill and Jeannie Carmichael of Conway, Arkansas. His great-grandmother Alice Carmichael of Conway, Arkansas. His aunt Sharon Neal and cousin Michael Neal of Clover, South Carolina. His uncle Chad Carmichael and cousin Gordon Carmichael of Savannah, Georgia. His aunt Melissa Foster and cousin Darrian Foster of Garfield Heights, Ohio.
A private family service will be held at Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, Colorado. Another memorial service will be scheduled so his friends, teachers, and people who cared about him can attend after the COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region.
Quentin had the kindest and gentlest heart of anyone we knew. We love him, and he will be deeply missed.