I received news from Frank Beamon’s family that Frank pased away on 5/11/2013 .
Frank was a great resource for information for a lot of families who were missing relatives in action.
His passion was helping locate information relating to military people and data. He will be missed by us all.
Here is his obit from his local paper today.
Frank Beamon Jr.
Frank Beamon Jr., 76, of 3444 S. Field Road, Vincennes, passed away at 12:15 a.m. CDT Saturday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.
He was born July 22, 1936, in Decker to Frank and Elestia (Durham) Beamon.
Frank owned and operated Indiana Fiberglass and most recently was a cabinet maker and woodworker making many types of custom cabinets. He enjoyed going fishing, spending time with his grandchildren, and researching veteran’s history. Frank was proud to have served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Trolls Squadron 40, and was a member of the St. John’s United Church of Christ.
Surviving are his wife, Marjorie (Donovan) Beamon, whom he married June 24, 1961; his two children, Laura Holscher and her husband, Andy, and Jennifer Beamon of Vincennes; his grandchildren, Todd Holscher, Katelynn Holscher, Allie Beamon, Kelsey Beamon, and Nelson K. Wesley; and his brothers and sisters, Jessie Perry of Princeton, Peggy Ambrose of Indiana, Delores Deyoe of Decker, Bill Beamon of Decker, Ruth Dent of Decker, Anita Shelton of Decker, and Patty Christenson of Minnesota.
Preceding Frank were his parents, identical twin sons, a brother, Roy Beamon, and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St., with Rev. Kate Lambertson officiating. Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may visit from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. John’s United Church of Christ.
Online condolences may be made at http://www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.