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Raymond Arthur "Art" Beazley


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Raymond Arthur "Art" Beazley Obituary
Raymond Arthur 'Art' Beazley

Travelers Rest

Raymond Arthur 'Art' Beazley, 70, of Travelers Rest, SC died October 30, 2011 following a heroic 22-month battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born in Tuscola, Illinois, he was the loving husband of Linda Beazley and the son of the late Raymond Thomas Archer Beazley & Elizabeth Olive Goode Beazley. He graduated from Arcola High School in 1959 and received degrees in civil engineering from the University of Illinois. Art was a loyal employee Exxon Engineering from 1965 to 2000. He was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Travelers Rest, SC. He was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed playing golf. He also played the piano & saxophone, loved to read, traveled widely, actively volunteered and enjoyed family & friends. In addition to his wife, survivors include two sons, Raymond Mark Beazley (Kimberly) & Donald Brian Beazley (Amiee); one daughter, Maresa Lynn DePuy (Daniel); six grandchildren, Ian & Tessa Beazley, Madeline & Owen DePuy, and Tanner & Brady Beazley; and one brother, John Kenneth Beazley (Cathy).

A celebration of life will take place at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Travelers Rest, SC at 1:30 pm on Thursday, November 3rd. A reception will follow. A graveside service for family members will take place on Saturday, November 5th in Arcola, Il. Donations may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Research.

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Published in The Greenville News on Nov. 1, 2011
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