Davis E. (Pat) Beaver, 83, of Paris, Texas passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at Dubuis Hospital in Paris, Texas.|
Services will be held 3 p.m., Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home in Bonham. Rev. Glynn Vickers and Rev. Bob Bush will officiate and burial will follow at Willow Wild Cemetery in Bonham, where U.S. Army military honors will be given. Pallbearers will be Paul Beaver, Ryan Beaver, Cody Beaver, Pate Norment, Chet Norment, Charles Cashion and Vic Durham. Family visitation will be 2 -3 p.m., at the funeral home prior to the service.
Pat was born September 18, 1928 in Bonham to D.E. Beaver and Bessie Jane Sandifer Beaver. He is preceded in death by his father, mother, and three sisters, Ludie Moore, Bertie Ward, Mary Weiss and brother, C.C. (Bud) Beaver.
In 1955 he married Ora Margaret Rogers in Honey Grove. Pat served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked at DeRose Industries for more than 30 years and then worked at Bonham I.S.D. for more than 10 years until he retired. He lived most of his life in Bonham until he and his wife, Margaret moved to Paris in 2010. He was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in Bonham and most recently Calvary United Methodist Church in Paris, Texas.
Pat is survived by his wife, Margaret Beaver of Paris, Texas; daughter, Becki Norment and husband Sims of Paris, Texas; son, Steve Beaver and wife Lannette of Emory; daughter, Lori Kaprelian and husband Sean of North Richland Hills. Pat is also survived by grandchildren, Ryan Beaver of Austin, Cody Beaver of Emory, Brin Beaver of Waco, Pate Norment of Ft. Worth, and Chet Norment of Elon, N.C., as well as many nieces and nephews.
Donations in Pat's memory may be made to the
, 8150 Brookriver Drive, Suite S102, Dallas, TX 75247, phone number 214-631-5864.
For online condolences please go to: www.coopersorrells.com.
Published in The Herald Democrat on May 7, 2012