Sunday, February 13, 2011

Roger W. Beam (February 12, 2011)

Roger W. Beam, 57, of Greenville, passed away Saturday, February 12, 2011 at the St. Charles Hospital in Oregon, OH.

He was born October 5, 1953 in Greenville, son of the late William Stanley and Hazel Irene (Lavy) Beam. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Shotz; and brothers, Charlie D. Beam, Junior Beam and Don “Bouncer” Beam.

Roger had played guitar with Coyote Moon (formerly Country Express) Band. He had delivered the Daily Advocate for several years and was an avid car trader and enthusiast. He was a graduate of Ansonia High School Class of 1972.

He is survived by his wife, Krista I. (Haber) Beam; children, Misty Boldman of Philadelphia, PA, Ron (John-Anna) Beam of Ansonia, Mendy (Brian Fries) Helton of Union City, OH, and Cheyann Beam of Greenville; grandchildren, Sharee Beam, Tevin Thomas, Tyler Boldman, Shania Boldman, Sierra Beam, Trey, Troy, and Trent Billa, Christopher Gordon, Nona Hofacker, Alex, Andrew, and Bree-Anna Beam, Chase, Amber, and Brice Helton, and Donovan Fries; brothers, Dale (Cindy) Beam, Howie (Debbie) Beam, Ralph (Jonnie) Beam, and Dan (Peg) Beam; and sisters, Freda (Hubert) Rier and Delores (David) Partin-Cleveland; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 17 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in the Brock Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to help defray the funeral expenses.

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