Andrew “Andy” Franklin Beacham Jr.

Published 5:29 pm Monday, April 27, 2020

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Mr. Andrew “Andy” Franklin Beacham Jr., age 65, a resident of Chocowinity, died Monday, April 27, 2020, at his home.

A memorial service will be held at a later date once the COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted.

Andy was born in Beaufort County on Dec. 31, 1954, to the late Andrew Franklin Beacham, Sr. and Rachel Jenkins Beacham. He worked as a lineman for over 40 years until he retired. On Aug. 9, 2008, he married Betty Bartlett. Described as a simple man, he enjoyed spending time with his wife, his dog, his family and friends, shooting his guns and reading. He was extremely good-hearted and would give you the shirt off his back.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Beacham, of the home; a son, Andrew F. Beacham III; five sisters, Angie Fulmer, Melba Simpkins and husband George, Libby Woolard and husband Randy, Nancy Hill and husband Bert, Brandi Hardison and husband Michael; three brothers, Joey Beacham and wife Mary, Johnny Beacham and wife Beth, Troy Beacham Sr.; a sister-in-law, Elizabeth Beacham; numerous nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, great friends and his dog, Crook.

He is preceded in death by a brother, Ricky Beacham Sr.

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Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Beacham family.