Beasley, Robert Dean Born August 14, 1929, passed away peacefully at home on December 26 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He graduated from Forest Avenue High School in 1947 and Southern Methodist University in 1951. He served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps
and had a successful business career, which included pioneering the retail athletic footwear business in Texas. He was preceded in death by parents John and Atha Dean Beasley and is survived by wife, Cynthia Beasley, children, Sandra Hammer and husband Scott, Bill Beasley, Dan Beasley, Nancy Bernet and husband Blake, seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and brother John Beasley.