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Harris Beecham Obituary
October 18, 1932 - August 28, 2014
Sergeant Major Harris Lynne Beecham, U.S. Army (Ret.), age 81, passed away peacefully on August 28, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in 1932 in Oak Park, Illinois to the late Louis Beecham and Jean Harris Beecham. SGM Beecham was a 28-year Army veteran and Legion of Merit recipient. Following his military career, he worked in the civil service at Kelly Air Force Base, Texas.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Claudette Marlene Beecham, and their five children, Karen Deloney, Donna Beecham, Linda Beecham, Richard Beecham, and Kimberly; his siblings, Roger Beecham, Jean Morris, Bruce Beecham, Blair Beecham, June Burkert, and Jeffery Beecham; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Bette Jean.
Military funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at 1:30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of SGM Beecham to the Wounded Warrior Project (https://support.wounded
warriorproject.org) or to a .
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Published in Express-News on Aug. 31, 2014
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