|Birth: ||Mar. 18, 1944|
|Death: ||Jun. 5, 2009|
Richard H. Beach, II., 65, of Battle Creek passed away peacefully at his home and went to be with his Lord on Friday afternoon, June 5, 2009. He was born in Daytona Beach, Florida on March 18, 1944 the son of Richard H. and Ellen S. (Skirlo) Beach. Richard served his country as a Mechanical Engineer in the United States Army & Air Force from 1966 – 1981.
Richard is survived by his sister & brother-in-law, Betty & Paul Harvey of Battle Creek; his nephew, Kevin (Leslie) Harvey of California; two great-nephews, Trayer and Paden Harvey and his special caregivers, Jody Hill and Sharan Mays. Richard is also survived by many wonderful people that he loved very much at the Marian E. Burch Adult Day Care Center and First Wesleyan Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Ellen.
Richard has blessed so many people with his caring smile and wonderful sense of humor. He loved music and enjoyed playing the piano & singing. Richard was gifted with anything mechanical and his favorite cars were Corvettes. He had a great love for animals and was very proud of his military service & his church life at First Wesleyan Church, Battle Creek where he regularly attended.
At the request of the family, they will receive friends 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Monday, June 8, 2009 at the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home. Funeral services to celebrate Richard's life will be held 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at the funeral home with Pastor Robert Zuhl of the First Wesleyan Church, Battle Creek officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Donations to the Marian E. Burch Adult Day Care & Rehabilitation Center, 1150 E. Michigan Ave., Battle Creek, 49014 would be appreciated.
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Richard H. Beach (1909 - 1992)
Ellen Skirlo Beach (1914 - 2005)
Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Jean(C.J.Vought)Green
Record added: Aug 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41114391
Added: Jan. 23, 2010