Gearl Bruce Beamer, 72, of Hillsville, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at his home.
Beamer was born in Carroll County to the late Robert Glenn and Frances Melissa Bunn Beamer.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Don Beamer and Charles Beamer.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Sue Beamer of the home; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffrey Wayne Beamer of Hillsville, Richard Dean and Amy Beamer of Galax and Anthony Bruce (Tony) and Leigh Beamer of Hillsville; daughter and son-in-law, Michelle Leigh and Richie Burnette of Hillsville; brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Freeda Beamer and Keith and Adell Beamer, all of Fancy Gap; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lois Cloud of Fancy Gap, Alease and Roddie Iroler of Hillsville, Peggy and Jackie Horton of Fancy Gap, Shirley and Benny White of Galax and Patsy and Ted Newman of Dugspur; 10 grandchildren, Chris Hawks, Hannah Beamer, Seth Myers, Trenton McMillian, Kaleigh Burnette, Cassandra Burnette, Jasper Beamer, Kristen Colna, Logan Beamer and Carrie Beamer; and four great-grandchildren, Aleigha Beamer, Andrew Myers, Fisher Myers and Jazlyn Colna.
Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. with Pastor David Bays officiating. Burial will follow in the Independence Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, from 6 until 8 p.m.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynnandmcgrady.com.
Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel is serving the family.