Age: 77 Address: Vaughn Road, Spruce Pine Date of Death: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home
Details: Billy Richard Beam of Vaughn Road in Spruce Pine died on Tuesday, March 12th at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.
Born on May 10, 1935 in Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Melvin and Pearl Childress Beam. He was also preceded in death by two brothers; Ralph and Parker Beam and two sisters; Nancy Pendley and Laura Hicks. Mr. Beam was a U.S. Navy veteran for 4 years and a member of the Temple Baptist Church. He last worked at the Hampshire Hosiery Plant in Spruce Pine.
Mr. Billy Beam is survived by his wife Ida Chapman Beam, who he met and married in Chicago, Ill., his sons; John Wayne Conn and Richard Travis Beam, and daughter; Ida Caroline Beam Buchanan, his sisters; Betty Denton, Mildred Huskins, Katy Beam and Martha Biddix, a brother; James Vaughn, Grandchildren; Elizabeth Renay Conn Terry, Jonathan Wayne Conn, Ashley Nicole Buchanan, and Dameon Taylor Stuart Beam, and great-grandchildren; Christian Dewayne Sigmon, Braden Dekota Conn, Lillyana Paisley Elizabeth Terry and Brooklyn Nicole Wise.
The funeral services for Mr. Billy Beam will be conducted on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Webb Funeral Home. The Rev. Timothy Rupard will be officiating. The family will receive friends Friday afternoon from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at the Temple Baptist Church Cemetery.
Flowers will be accepted and appreciated.
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com., selecting Mr. Beam’s name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Beam family.