JONATHAN "LANE" BEEKMAN
WEST JEFFERSON - Jonathan "Lane" Beekman, 50, of West Jefferson, passed away suddenly Thursday, June 19, 2014 in his residence.
He was born May 14, 1964 in London.
Lane never knew a stranger; he spoke and trusted everyone. He loved watching sports and was an avid Buckeye Fan.
Lane was employed by MATCO Industries, was a field and track team member on the Madison County Tigers Team and was getting ready for the Special Olympics
next weekend. He was also a former manager of the Madison County Tigers Basketball Team, former member of the Skills Team. He was a new member of the Cypress Wesleyan Church.
Survivors include mother, Alice (Glenn) Lipps; father, John Beekman, sister and brother-in-law, Johnda and Bill Beathard; nephew, Zane (Alicia) Beathard; nieces, Ashley (Tim) Winebrenner, Erica Beathard (Brandon Laugesen); great-nephew, Zaviar Beathard; great-nieces, Natalie, Hailey and Bentley Winebrenner; aunts and uncles, Pat Barton, Lucille DeLeon, Mike (Susie) Beekman, Hilda Beekman, Blanche Swackhammer, Tim (Deb) Beekman; numerous cousins, dear cousins, Jerry and Lynn DeLeon and family, Kevin Jester, and friends.
Lane was preceded in death by his wife, Marlene Beekman (1995) and grandparents.
Family will receive friends from 3-7 p.m. Sunday, June 22, in the RADER-McDONALD FUNERAL HOME, 1355 W. Main St., West Jefferson, where Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, June 23, 2014, with Pastor Rick Rucker officiating. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, London.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lane's honor to the Madison County Special Olympics, 500 Elm St., London, OH 43140.