Verlin T. Beeson

June 6, 1923 ~ June 8, 2010 (age 87)


Verlin T. Beeson, age 87, of Cambridge City passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at his residence.

He was born on June 6, 1923 in Bentonville, IN to Harold and Jessie Lucas Beeson and had lived most of his life in the Cambridge City area.

He was a 1942 graduate of Lincoln High School and retired from Golay & Company as traffic manager. He was a member of Cambridge City Christian Church. He was a WWII U.S. Army veteran and was in the second wave of the Normandy Invasion on his 21st birthday. He was an avid fan of Lincoln High School athletics, and all sports in general.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years (April 6, 1947) Mary Joyce Harris Beeson; a son Mike (Pam) Beeson of Cambridge City; 4 grandchildren Heather Perez of Fishers, IN, Kylie (Brian) Raymond of Indianapolis, Wesley (fiancé Megan Bevington) Thornhill of Indianapolis and Bradley Beeson of Connersville; 4 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Weldon.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 11, 2010 at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City with Danny Berry officiating. Burial will follow in Zion’s Lutheran Cemetery in Pershing. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10:00 AM until start of service at 11:00 AM on Friday.

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June 11, 2010

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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