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Rebecca Suzanne “Rocky” Beach

Grangeville, Idaho County, Idaho, USA
Death 24 Oct 2017 (aged 59)
Pullman, Whitman County, Washington, USA
Burial Palouse, Whitman County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 184664851 · View Source
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Rebecca Suzanne "Rocky" BEACH (12/05/1957 - 10/24/2017)

Of Pullman, passed away October 24, 2017 at her Pullman home. Rocky was born December 5, 1957 in Grangeville, ID to Don and Larraine (Cole) Beach. The family moved to Tekoa, WA where Rocky grew up and attended school. After graduating from Tekoa High School she attended Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University and the University of Idaho. Rocky began her career in custodial services, and at the same time became a loving mother who managed to work and raise her daughter.

In 1988 she met her Life Partner Tom Parrish and they have made their home together since that time. Rocky went to work for Washington State University where at the time of her retirement last May was a Custodial Supervisor in Facilities Services. Rocky enjoyed the outdoors and all it offered especially camping, fishing and bird watching. Her goal was always to out fish Tom.

She loved to travel and was a very creative person. Rocky enjoyed crafting and artwork throughout her life. She was an avid Cougar fan, always attending WSU sporting events.

Rocky is survived by her life partner Tom Parrish at their Pullman home; her daughter Amanda Beach (Eduardo Estero); her two grandchildren Isiani and Zion; her sister Jennifer Beach and two brothers Ken and Kurtis Beach.

Rocky was preceded in death by her parents.

The memorial service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Palouse Federated Church, 635 N. Bridge St., in Palouse, WA. Rocky will be laid to rest by family at the Greenwood Cemetery, Palouse, WA. KIMBALL FUNERAL HOME of Pullman, WA has been entrusted with arrangements. Memorial donations are suggested to the Cancer Center Northwest. Online condolences may be sent to

Published in Spokesman-Review on Oct. 27, 2017




  • Created by: Jim Lee
  • Added: 27 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184664851
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rebecca Suzanne “Rocky” Beach (5 Dec 1957–24 Oct 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184664851, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Palouse, Whitman County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Jim Lee (contributor 46942055) .