Herman "Herb" Beasley

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Herman 'Herb' Beasley LUBBOCK - Herman "Herb" Beasley, 77, of Lubbock passed away on Jan. 18, 2013, in Lubbock. Military graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 22, 2013, at Resthaven Memorial Park in Lubbock with Oscar Chavez, chaplain of Area Community Hospice of Plainview, officiating. Herb was born on Feb. 10, 1935, in Browder, Ky., to John David Beasley and Opher Opal (Hall) Beasley. He grew up in Central City, Ky., and attended schools there. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1954 and served more than 20 years as a hydraulics mechanic working on many different types of aircraft. His military service took him all over the world including France, England, Spain and Vietnam. He was stationed in Florida, Big Spring and Lubbock before retiring from Reese Air Force Base in 1974. After his service to his country, Herb went to work for Texas Instruments and retired from them in 1994. They moved back to be closer to their family. He was a Baptist. He was a life member of the VFW and the Disabled American Veterans. Herb married Beth Hudson on April 13, 1973, in Clovis, N.M. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, John Miller; three brothers, E.T. Beasley, John David Beasley Jr. and Therman Beasley; and four sisters, Lottie Marrier, Lossie Helsle, Aline Walker and Fay Beasley. Survivors include his wife Beth Beasley of Lubbock; two daughters, Brandy Seright and husband John of Memphis, Texas, and Kathy Gregory and husband Tony of Plain­view; four grandchildren, Missy Denson and husband Marcus of Buffalo Gap, Texas, Matt Gregory and wife Jenifer of Plainview, Shaylee Seright and Sean Seright of Memphis, Texas; four great-grandchildren, Colter Denson, Kinsley Denson, Kamryn Gregory and Mason Gregory; three brothers and two sisters, Bill Beasley of Greenville, Ky., Ray Beasley and wife Sue of Old Hickory, Tenn., Omar Beasley and wife Pat of Illinois, Naoma Edwards and husband Charles of North Carolina and Dorothy Elkins and husband Carroll of Madisonville, Ky.; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lubbock or the .

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Published in Plainview Daily Herald from Jan. 22 to Jan. 23, 2013
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