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James Beam Obituary

1936 - 2003
James Ralph Beam Jr., 67, a lifelong resident and civic leader of Cherryville, North Carolina, the happily retired owner and operator of J. Ralph Beam and Son, died at Hospice at Wendover in Shelby, North Carolina, on Saturday, February 15, 2003. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, February 16, 2003, 3-5 p.m., at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home, Cherryville. Lying in state on Monday, February 17, 2:30-3 p.m., at First Baptist Church, Cherryville. A celebration of life is scheduled for Monday, 3 p.m., at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are appreciated to Hospice of Cleveland County at Wendover, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 or First Baptist Church Family Life Center, 301 East First Street, Cherryville, NC 28021. Arrangements entrusted to Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home, Cherryville, North Carolina.

Published online on 2/15/2003.