|Birth: ||Jul. 31, 1927|
|Death: ||May 5, 2011|
Dr. William A. (Bill) BeVier of Springfield, Missouri passed into his Heavenly Home May 5, 2011. He was born to Charles and Erma (Ritter) BeVier July 31, 1927. William is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Jo Ann (King) BeVier, and his daughters Cindy and husband Randy Meredith of Horton, MI, Shirley and husband Jim Hogness of Fargo, ND; his brother Richard and wife Pat BeVier of Memphis, TN. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Bill, Tara and Bryan Meredith, Jordan and Joanna Hogness, as well as one great grand-daughter, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.
William graduated from Springfield Central High School class of 1945, and Drury College in 1950. He was a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, earning both Master of Theology and Doctorate of Theology degrees. He also earned a Master degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
William married Jo Ann (King) BeVier in 1949, and their lives were filled with ministries in Springfield, MO, Dallas, TX, Detroit, MI and St. Paul, MN. William served as a college professor and administrator, military chaplain and pastor.
His military career included the U.S. Marine Corp and Army Reserve. He retired as USAR Colonel with a total of 38 years of service. William was active in AMMO, NARVE, ROA, IFCA International and Springfield Bible Church.
Visitation Sunday, May 8, 2011, 5 to 7 p.m., and Memorial service Monday May 9, 10:30 AM in Springfield Bible Church. Military honors and burial in Missouri Veterans Cemetery
Charles BeVier (1902 - 1985)
Erma Gertrude Ritter BeVier (1897 - 2000)
Jo Ann King BeVier (1927 - 2013)*
Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Springfield
Created by: Mike Knisley
Record added: May 07, 2011
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