JANE LEW — Bruce Beam Jr., 65, of 876 McCann’s Run Road, Jane Lew died at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, April 4, 2013 at his residence, following a brief illness.
He was born Aug. 23, 1947 in Copen, Braxton County, a son of the late Bruce Giles and Nancy Rae Smith Beam.
On April 17, 1965 he married the former Beverly Bevilock who survives.
Also surviving are two sons: Patrick Scott Beam and wife Jackie of Bridgeport and Bryan Todd Beam and wife Pam of Weston; one daughter, Christel Lynn Starkey and husband Scott of Jane Lew; one brother, Timothy Beam of Jane Lew; three sisters: Penelope McCormick of Jane Lew, Theresa Wilburn of Burnsville and Katrina Roh of Lynchburg, Va.; six grandchildren: Corrie, Brooke, Lexi, Fallyn, Cole and Tucker; and mother-in-law, Lewie Mae Clevenger of Jane Lew.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Patrick Harlen Beam and his father-in-law, Kester Clevenger.
Bruce was a self-employed businessman, member of the McCann’s Run United Methodist Church and veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during the Vietnam War.
Bruce has chosen cremation and his family will hold a private burial service.
The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service at 144 Hackers Creek Road, Jane Lew is honored and privileged to serve the Beam family. Online condolences may be made at patboylefuneralhome.com.