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Ray Beach

May 14, 1920 — March 6, 2021

Mr. Raymond "Ray" Beach, age 100, passed away Saturday, March 6, 2021
at the West Tennessee Healthcare Volunteer Martin Hospital ER. He was
currently a resident at Integrity Park Terrace Assisted Living Facility.

He was born on May 14, 1920 in Kirksey, KY to the late Era Artis and
Mary Parker Beach. He married Dorothy Kemp Beach in 1940, she passed
away in 2011. They were married for 70 years.

Ray was a member of the First Christian Church in Fulton where he served
leadership positions. He was a Unites States Air Force veteran where she served
during World War II and was a member of the Union City Masonic Lodge #538.
Ray was a former member of the Rotary International and the International Civitan
club in Union City, TN where he helped charter the Little League Baseball.

Mr. Beach worked at Ford Motor Company in Detroit before moving to Mayfield,
KY where he owned the Tip Top Drive-In Restaurant. He later went to work for K
Tool and Die in Union City and later worked as a mechanical engineer at Lear
Siegler, Inc. He finished his engineering career at Hoover Universal in Athens,
TN where he later retired.

He is survived by his children; David (Suzanne) Beach of Destin, FL,
Rick Beach of Dresden, TN, Jim (Lynda) Beach of Roseville, CA and Jan (Rick)
Beach Everett of Dresden, TN, twelve grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren
and two great-great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, he is preceded
in death by his son, Raymond Beach, four sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 2PM Friday at the First Christian Church in
Fulton with burial to follow in the Obion County Memorial Gardens. Visitation
will be held at the funeral home from 5-7PM Thursday. Mr. Beach will lie-in-state
at the First Christian Church from 1PM Friday until the hour of service.

Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church, 108 Carr Street, Fulton,
KY 42041.

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 12, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

First Christian Church

108 Carr St, Fulton, KY 42041

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