A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 16, 2023, at 11:00am at Big Plain Cemetery, Big Plain, Ohio. The family welcomes everyone following the service for a celebration of life with food at the Big Plain Township Hall
David L. Beekman, 78, of Cable, Ohio, died Tuesday, May 25, 2023, in his residence. Mr. Beekman was born July 3, 1944, in Big Plain, Ohio, a son of John W. and Thelma Lucille (Hutsler) Beekman Jr. Mr. Beekman served with the United States Navy from 1962-1968, during which he was active from 1964-1966. He was a member of Disabled American Vets, Viet Nam Vets, Odd Fellows, Miami Valley Steam Threshers, S.O.F.A., and A.B.A.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Rebecca (Stuckey) Beekman; children: Paul (Tina) William Beekman of Big Plain; Billie Jo Beekman of London; David Michael Beekman of Cable; Amy Kay Baker of Cable, Ohio; Virginia Ann Beekman of Jackson; brother: Gary Allen Beekman Of Tampa, Florida; grandkids: Lacie (Tyler) Lookabaugh, Kara Gregg, Chaz (Pami) Curry, Cory (Sierra) Curry, Tawny Curry and companion Zachary Williams, Aaron Lewis, Becka Lewis and companion Robbie Henson, Kyle (Devin) Baker, Dusty Baker, and Ashlynne Stewart; 13 great-grandkids; numerous, nieces, nephews, and friends.
He has been preceded in death by his father; brother: George, and sister: Vickie Lynn Jones.
A special heartfelt thank you to Erin Galloway and ViaQuest Hospice for their services and great care of David.
Online condolences may be sent to www.lynchfamilyfuneralhome.com. A graveside service will be held at a later date at the Big Plain Cemetery, Big Plain, Ohio. The family is being served by the Lynch Family Funeral Home, 124 East High Street, London.
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