Gary's Story

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Gary Wayne Beasley, 69, was born in Joplin, Mo. on April 4, 1948, to Jesse L. and Norma N. (Cramer) Beasley. He left this life and went into the arms of his Savior on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.
Gary graduated from Sarcoxie High School and served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam era. Gary attended Columbia College, worked for the Atlas Powder Plant, U.S. Post Office, the City of Carthage driving the double decker bus and retired from the J.B. Hunt Trucking Company. He enjoyed fishing, reading and the Kansas City Chiefs. Gary valued his family and was humbly proud of his granddaughters.
Gary was united in marriage to Gloria Ann Girard in 1968, and to this union one son was born.
Gary is survived by one son, Stacy L. Beasley and wife, Lori; two granddaughters, Samara and Micah Beasley; two sisters, Rhonda Wilkins and family, of Joplin, and Mary Cass Holman and husband, Bob, and family, of Miller and Lockwood, Mo.
A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel.
Contributions may be made to Peterson Outdoor Ministries.
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Published on January 18, 2018
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