The History of Golden Gate Funeral Home
Golden Gate Funeral Home was established on September 15,
1980 by Mr. John E. Beckwith Sr. in Waxahachie, TX.
Mr. Beckwith opened a second location in Dallas, TX in 1985, known today as the corporate location and a third location in Lancaster, TX in 1999.
Humbly serving over a thousand families annually has earned Mr. Beckwith the privilege of owning and operating the number one African American Funeral Home in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
Beckwith Golden Gate Funeral Home was established in Tallulah, LA on July 19, 2001 and is one of the fastest growing African American Funeral Homes in North Louisiana.
Mr. Beckwith works very closely with the clergy in the community by donating his time and finances, he has a passionate belief in mentoring and helping others.
Many prominent pastors, ministers, business owners and productive citizens recognize Mr. Beckwith as their mentor. Mr. Beckwith is an Honorary Deputy Constable in Dallas County, Precinct One and is
credited with starting the Security Ministry at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Grand Prairie, TX, where he continues to serve.
Mr. Beckwith has received numerous awards and honors over the years in both Louisiana and Texas, for his selfless spirit and dedication.