John Beyer Sr.

John E. Beyer Sr.

RUSHVILLE: John E. Beyer Sr., 75, of Rushville passed away Monday, August 5, 2013 at the Pickering House. He was born on January 1, 1938 to the late Ralph S. and Gladys O. Daniels Beyer. John retired from O.D.O.T. after 27 years of service. He was a lifetime farmer. He hauled livestock and raised cattle. John was a member of the Rushcreek Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Anne (Clagg) Beyer; children, John Jr. (Lura) Beyer, Deirdra (Ron) Brooks, Mendy (Jim) Gray, and Jay Sr. (Cindy) Beyer; grandchildren, Jessica Beyer and Darren Moyer, Shawna Beyer, Brianna and Ryan Brooks, Ryan N. Simonis, Kolton and Kyle Gray, Jamie, Jay Jr. and Jennifer Beyer; great granddaughter Hailie Moyer; brother, Robert (Charlotte) Beyer; sister, Kay Sipos; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his brother Charles and sister Norma Tipton.

A Funeral service will be held on Friday, August 9 at 10:00 AM at the Ruschcreek Presbyterian Church with Pastor Richard Riedel officiating. Burial will follow at the Drumms Lutheran Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Thursday, August 8 from 4-8 PM at the SHERIDAN FUNERAL HOME.

Memorial Contributions may be made to FairHoPe Hospice or to in memory of John.

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Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on Aug. 7, 2013