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R. Norman Beeman

February 13, 1928 ~ February 10, 2019 (age 90)

     R. Norman Beeman, 90, Nevada, MO passed from this life on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Barone Alzheimer’s Care Center in Nevada. Norman was born February 13, 1928 in Morgan County, Missouri to Ralph and Esther (Stroud) Beeman.  He was united in marriage to Betty Craig on June 14, 1947 in Girard, Kansas.  Betty preceded him in death on October 28, 2016.

     Norman attended school in Walker and graduated from Walker High School Class of 1947. Following high school Norman enlisted in the Army. After his mother’s death he came home and farmed with his dad. Later Norman went to work for the Katy Railroad for 10 years. He loved to farm and enjoyed fishing. Norman belonged to the First Baptist Church.  Betty and Norman loved to travel and especially loved spending the winters in Florida fishing. They took a group of kids to Guatemala on a missionary trip and spent several years doing missionary work in various parts of the United States.  Norman loved spending time with family.

     Norman is survived by his children Claudia Martindale and her husband Rick, Springs Branch, TX, Mike Beeman and his wife Susan, Nevada; seven grandchildren, Josh, Annie, Cassie, Amy, John, Jeremy, and Joseph; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Millie Johnson, Lees Summit.  He was preceded in death by his parents; son Craig Beeman; sisters Pauline, Gladys, Loree and Lucile; and one daughter-in-law, Jan Beeman.

      No services are planned.

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