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William Eads Beamer
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1928
Roanoke County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 2013
Newport News
Newport News City
Virginia, USA

Son of Willie Karl Beamer &
Martha Ada Eads
One of four children;
1 sister & 2 brothers
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1914 Karl Edward ~1996 VA
1922 Rachel (Lacks)
1937 Lawrence Eugene

Married Jacqueline Barrett Lowry
Father of three children;
2 daughters & 1 son

Obituary (excerpt)
Published in The Virginian Pilot on April 9, 2013
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Bill graduated from Covington High School and Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) and pursued graduate studies at Appalachian State University and Arizona State University. After graduating from Virginia Tech in 1949 he returned to Covington, Virginia to teach high school while waiting for his commission into the Army. He served as a career Army Officer for over a decade until resigning his commission to enter into the Real Estate Business with his two brothers in Newport News. Until his retirement, he and his brother, Lawrence Beamer, ran Colony Realty, Beamer Brothers and Powhatan Enterprises developing various sections of Newport News and Powhatan Secondary in Williamsburg.

Bill served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher for many years at Stevens Memorial Baptist Church in Newport News and as a Board Member of Warwick Assembly of God in Hampton. Bill was very active in many organizations. Some of his past associations include being the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Peninsula Youth for Christ (Campus Life), an honorary life member of the National Exchange Club, International Vice President, President, Coordinator of the State Office, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Fellowship of Christian Businessmen. He served on the Newport News School Board for eight years and several other Municipal Boards and Commissions as well as a special study group appointed by a previous governor of Virginia.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie K. and Martha Ada Eads Beamer who were very inspirational in Bill's Christian Faith and of his son, William "Billy" Eads Beamer II.

Bill was the widower of Jacqueline Barrett Lowry Beamer of Newport News.

Although Alzheimer's took him away from his family and friends many years ago, he will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him. He never met a stranger.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jacqueline Barrett Lowry Beamer (1926 - 2012)*
 
 Children:
  William Eads Beamer (1955 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Peninsula Memorial Park
Newport News
Newport News City
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Originally Created by: Steve Centner
Record added: Apr 09, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108071838
William Eads Beamer
Added by: Marcia Lynne vonGunden
 
William Eads Beamer
Added by: Steve Centner
 
William Eads Beamer
Added by: Steve Centner
 
 
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 Added: Apr. 24, 2013
 
 
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