Ronald Lee Beam, 85, of Trenton, Tennessee, died on Friday, April 28, 2023, at Dyer Nursing Home in Dyer, Tennessee.
Born Saturday, April 9, 1938, in Summerdale, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late George W. Beam and the late Goldie Irene Zimmerman Beam.
Mr. Beam proudly served his country in the United States Army. He worked at Piper Aircraft in Vero Beach, Florida. He was a certified welder and handyman. He was a part of Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) in Florida. He was a foreign missionary with Ethnos360, formerly known as New Tribes Mission, and served in Papua New Guinea for 18 years. He also volunteered with Disaster Relief through First Baptist Church in Bunnell, Florida.
In the last years, Mr. Beam attended the Salem Baptist Church in Trenton, Tennessee.
Cremation services for Mr. Beam are under the direction of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Interment will be held at a later date at Parker's Crossroads VA Cemetery in Parker Crossroads, Tennessee.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Sandria Dean Beam of Trenton, Tennessee; two sons, Richard Beam (Ina) of Marysville, Pennsylvania and Wayne Beam of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; two daughters, Paula Anderson (Bill) of Bunnell, Florida and Anna DiBari of Bloomfield, New York; three sisters, Lois Milakovic of Summerdale, Pennsylvania, Jean Morgan of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania and Linda Eslinger of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; nine grandchildren (Allison, Lindsey, Ashley, William, Matthew, Timothy, Mark, Caleb and Jared) and six great-grandchildren (Kiari, Ashlin, Jude, Jedi, Sophie and Zavier).
In passing into his Heavenly home, he has reunited with his parents, brothers Richard, Donald and Robert (Bob) and sisters Irene and Shirley.
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