BEAR GRASS - Mr. William Dennis Beacham, 68, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at his home.
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The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Macedonia Christian Church with Greg Sexton officiating.
Mr. Beacham was born on Nov. 12, 1944, in Edgecombe County, son of the late William and Amy Everett Beacham. He was retired from Harris Lilley for several years. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Vietnam War. He also was a member of the Macedonia Christian Church.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Guy Mitchell Beecham.
On July 19, 1991, he married Wildra Wynne Beacham, who survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are stepsons, Johnny G. Alexander and Tony L. Alexander and wife, Robin, both of Smithfield, Va.; stepdaughter, Lisa A. Hardison and husband, Timmy, of Bear Grass; sisters, Alice Faye Harris of Bear Grass, Joyce B. Harden of Hertford and Mary B. Whitford of Washington, N.C.; brothers, George "Yogi" Beecham of Williamston, Bob Beecham of Mount Pleasant and Bill "Blue" Beecham of Bear Grass; step-grandchildren, Troy Alexander, Jesse Alexander, Cody Alexander, Trara Wiggs, Lexi Hardison; and step-great-grandchild, Chloe Alexander.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at Macedonia Christian Church and other times at the residence, 1095 Lee Road Ext., Bear Grass.
Arrangements by Biggs Funeral Home in Williamston.Online condolences to www.biggsfuneralswilliamston.com.
Published in The Daily Reflector on Feb. 18, 2013