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Raymond V. BeasleyAugust 25, 1927 ~ May 21, 2019 (age 91)
Raymond V. Beasley, 91 of Willow Spring, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Raymond was born August 25, 1927 to the late John and Annie Beasley in Lillington, NC. He was a hard working man, beginning at Reeve's Shoe Shop in Fuquay and went on to serve his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He later worked for Indian River Poultry Farms in Pennsylvania, The Raleigh Hatchery, Lufkin Rule Company and Cooper Tools. Raymond was a true farmer and gardener at heart.
Along with his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by his wife, Myla Barr Beasley and his siblings Earnest Beasley, Austin Beasley, Alfred A. Beasley, Allison Beasley, James D. Beasley, Corbbett Beasley, John Jay Beasley, Lessie Ashworth, Nettie Ashworth, Vada May Prince, and Irene B. Matthews. He is survived by son Tim Beasley (Ann); stepdaughter Sabryna Baine (Jason); grandchildren Jeff (Paige) Beasley, Amy Cook, and Wendy Roberts (Josh); step granddaughter Brandy Smith (Jamie); great grandchildren Hailey Warren (Chris), Parker Beasley, Blake Beasley, Cole Beasley, Caitlyn Cook, Wesley Cook, Reid Roberts, and Taya Roberts; great great grandson Bentley Warren; and dog Peanut.
A graveside service with Military Honors will be held Friday, May 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm at Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church in Willow Spring, NC. Funeral arrangements by Rachels Family Funeral Home. 201 E. Academy St. Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526.