Ronald A. "Ron" Beam
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Ronald A. "Ron" Beam, 80, of Tekonsha passed away Thursday, October 24, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. He was bornMay 10, 1933 in Detroit to Vincent and Ethel (Slaggert) Beam. He married Deanna J. Britton on August 26, 1963 in Angola, IN. She survives.
Ron was in the U. S. Navy from May 19, 1953 to May 13, 1957 and served on the USS Taconic. He had a great sense of humor, was an avid hunter, woodworker and loved to fix just about anything.
Ron is survived by his wife, Deanna, 2 sons; Tim (Susie) Beam of Nazareth, PA, Brian (Marie) Beam of Littleton, MA, 1 daughter; Lorri (Fred) Doolittle of Eaton Rapids, 6 grandchildren; Tyler, Katie Beam, Geo, Henry Beam, Averi, Austin Doolittle. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ethel and step-father, Albert Warren.
Per Ron's request, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Oaklawn Hospice, 122 High Street, Marshall, MI 49068. You may leave an online tribute by visiting www.putnamfuneralhome.com
The family was assisted by Putnam's of Tekonsha 517-767-4114
Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Oct. 26, 2013