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William Eugene Beavers Sr.


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William Eugene Beavers Sr. Obituary
William Eugene Beavers Sr.
FARMINGTON -- William Eugene Beavers Sr., 90, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 in Farmington, IL at 6:50 a.m. at Farmington Country Manor. William was born in Peoria on June 16, 1928 to George Beavers and Grace (Hutchinson) Beavers they precede him in death. At the age of 27 William joined the U.S Army as 3rd Class Specialist in Radar during the Korean War. He was a member of the Peter H. Clark Elks Lodge #483 in Peoria, IL and a Brigade Commander for the Antler Guard. After his discharge he went to work at Silver Furniture then to South Side furniture. Starting in 1960, he worked at the U.S Post Office for 17 years, retiring in 1977. He then went to work for Copy Products/RK Dixon working in the warehouse where he ran a tight ship, retiring in 2003. In his golden years he accepted Christ as his Savior.
He leaves to cherish his precious memory his wife Esther Beavers; four sons: William Beavers Jr, Craig Beavers, Kevin (Tabitha) Beavers and Raymond (Kim) Mosley all of Peoria; four daughters: Nona Codwell of Indianapolis, In, Connie(Reggie) Walls of Phoenix, Ar, Rosalind Campbell, Lynn (Bruce) Kent, Velma Spicer of Peoria; A host of grandchildren and great-grand-children.
Services will be held Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 at T.W. Parks Colonial Chapel at 11 a.m. with visitation commencing one hour prior. Elder Felton Beck will officiate.
William will be laid to rest at Camp Butler in Springfield, IL on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 at noon.
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Published in Peoria Journal Star from Jan. 11 to Jan. 13, 2019
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