Harry H. Beyer
1930 - 2020
Harry H. Beyer

Aug. 28, 1930 - Nov. 10, 2020

Harry H. Beyer, of Waco, passed away on November 10, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loved ones after a brief illness.

He recently celebrated his 90th birthday receiving "181" birthday cards from around the world.

Harry was born in Dallas, Texas, to Ernest Beyer, Jr. and Eunice Sligar Beyer on August 28, 1930. After graduating from Sunset High School, he joined a one-year program with the Navy and spent one year in San Diego working on an aircraft carrier.

In 1957, he moved to Waco to become manager/owner of Economy Plumbing Supply Company. He retired in 1992 after 42 years. He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church in Waco for 61 years. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed spending all day at the lake with his friends and family fishing and telling stories. He was a member of H.O.T. Bass Club. He is remembered by his smile and his humorous tales.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his son, Mark T. Beyer.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 61 years, Joyce J. Beyer of Waco; his 93 year old sister, Virginia Beyer Chappell of Dallas; daughters, Denise Chappell Marshall and her husband, Kenny, of Colorado; Terri Chappell Boyd and her husband, Gary, of Grand Prairie; Gail Beyer Walker and her husband, Bill, of Mesquite and Mitzi Beyer Watts and her husband, Randy, of Plano; granddaughter, Amanda Beyer and husband, Jesse Dodd, of Waco; grandson, Graham Hampton Boyd of Grand Prairie; great-grandson, Dylan Dunn; great-granddaughter, Amaya Rodriguez of Waco; and other grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to Dr. Charles H. Stern and staff at Baylor Scott & White.

Due to COVID-19, there will not be a service.

Donations may be made to: Meals on Wheels, 501 W. Waco Drive, Waco, TX 76710; Baylor Scott & White Hospice, 2911 Herring Ave., Suite 310, Waco, TX 76708 or First Baptist Church, 500 Webster Ave., Waco, TX 76706.

You may send a message, share a memory, and watch a Video Tribute of his life at www.oakcrestwaco.com.

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Published by Waco Tribune-Herald on Nov. 15, 2020.
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Dear Joyce, Denise, Terri, and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Harry was a special guy. He had a great sense of humor and the best smile, and I know he loved you all very much. I am praying you all will feel God's arms around you in the days to come.
Much love,
Jackie Gray
Jacqueline Gray
November 25, 2020
Terri, so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Jim Pearson
November 16, 2020
Sorry to learn of your loss...our relationship goes back many years.... Larry Anderson...Smoot-Anderson Co.
Larry Anderson
November 16, 2020