Louis Lamont Beckton, age 67 of Columbia, died Friday, Jan. 21 at Skyline Medical Center. He was the son of the late James Lamont and Mary Taylor Beckton, and predeceased by his wife: Joann Schlierholz Beckton. He was a commercial fisherman and member of the Pentecostal church. Louis is survived by a brother: James Beckton of Pulaski, TN; a step-son: Josef Schlierholz of Gaston, SC; nephews: James Beckton of Spring Hill, TN and Jesse Beckton of Rockledge, FL; and nieces: Christina Belanger of Pulaski, TN, Cyndy Beckton of Columbia, and Carrie Beckton of Rockledge, FL. Additionally, he is survived by great-nieces and great-nephews: James Beckton, Jennifer Beckton, Alexis Basham, Kali Weber, Andrew Cone, Amanda Cone, Mikael Weber, Amber Cone, Joey Beckton, Justin Beckton, Nathaniel Beckton, and Shelby Beckton. The family will conduct private services to celebrate Louis’ life.