Earl Edward Beams, 82, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, son of the late Everett Edward Beams and Gladys Marie Allen, was born April 14th, 1939, in Taylor County and departed this life on Tuesday, October 12th, 2021, at his home.
He professed his faith in Christ and attended Grace Mission Church. Earl was a retired purchasing agent at Campbellsville Industries and an Army Veteran.
He united in marriage to Shirley Ann Beams on June 1st, 1963, and she preceded him in death on March 8th, 2017.
Survived by two loving children: Marie Dudley of Campbellsville; Steve Beams and wife Rhonda Beams of Campbellsville.
Six grandchildren: Megan Marie Dudley of Burlington; Cameron Dudley of Burlington; Alyssa Dudley of Campbellsville; Ashley Burton and her husband, Rodney of Columbia; Daniel Beams of Campbellsville; and Brenna Lenz and her husband, Andy of Campbellsville.
Six great grandchildren: Camden Dudley of Campbellsville; Ethan Burton, Audra Burton, and Asher Burton, all of Columbia; Easton Beams of Campbellsville; and Macy Lenz of Campbellsville.
Besides his parents and wife, he is preceded in death by:
Three sisters: Veda Bowen, Frances Skaggs, and Anna Marilyn Beams
One brother: Junior Allan Beams.
Pallbearers: Daniel Beams, Rodney Burton, Andy Lenz, Mickey Sapp, Ryan Abrell, and Cameron Dudley.
VISITATION: Saturday, October 16th, 2021, from 10:00am-2:00pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
FUNERAL: Saturday, October 16th, 2021, at 2:00pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
Bro. Larry Harrah will be officiating the service.
Burial to follow in Beams Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for expressions of sympathy please take the form of donations to Alzheimer’s Foundation and can be made at the funeral home.
The staff of Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Mr. Earl Edward Beams at our funeral home. May God bless you during this difficult time.
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