Jerry Lonzo Beach

May 9, 1939March 28, 2013
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Jerry Lonzo Beach, 73, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013, at his residence after a period of declining health. Jerry was born May 9, 1939, in Catawba County, to the late Alonzo Newton and Fannie Henry Beach. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers and sisters. He was a member of Viewmont Baptist Church and retired from Kroehler Furniture. Surviving are his sons, Randy Beach and wife, Yvonne, of Claremont, Jerry L. Beach II and wife, Ann, of Hildebran, Jeff Beach and wife, Natalie, of Hickory and Jody Beach and wife, Allison, of Claremont; daughters, Beth Beach Lowe, of Hickory and Tracy Beach, of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; 16 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Lane Beach, of Hickory and Danny Beach and wife, Linda, of Taylorsville; sisters, Marilyn Waring, of Conover and Doris Houston, of Conover; and a special friend, Annie Williams. Services will be held Monday, April 1, at 3 p.m. at the Hickory Funeral Home Chapel, with Mr. Tony Martino officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethlehem Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. at Hickory Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658 or to the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, 1751 Varsity Dr., Raleigh, NC 27699. Condolences may be made online at Hickory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



  • FUNERAL SERVICE Monday, April 1, 2013
  • VISITATION Monday, April 1, 2013



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Amanda Beach

April 24, 2014

Miss you so much papaw! I miss all the stories you use to tell us growing up! I hate that the twins won't have the chance to know you! I've been thinking of you and the family a lot!! I miss it all so much, things have changed and it sucks I live so far away, I wanna go back to being a kid again when everyone was happy! Love you papaw n miss you bunches, give the rest of our family/angels my love. See you again someday!

elizabeth beach

March 23, 2014

Words could never say how much I miss my Daddy.I got live with him the last 2 years of his wonderful life and he brought me more joy and laughter than I have ever had.So thankful for our time Daddy,I miss you so much and love you forever.Love,Elizabeth..AKA Bessie Bell..

Wayne "Pops" Hyatt

February 6, 2014

Elizabeth and the family. I still think of Jerry all the time and will never forget his kindness, smile and stories. I miss him dearly! Hope the family is doing well. I'll never forget your Father and friend. Miss you all. -Love Pop's Wayne Hyatt

Elizabeth Beach

February 4, 2014

I still miss you everyday Daddy.I love you always.

Doran and Melissa Maltba

April 9, 2013

You are all still in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and help you find peace and strength.

April 1, 2013

The sting of death can be very painful to deal with. Our Heavenly Father tells us that we can turn to him for comfort and peace at Roman 15:4.

Cathy Elmore

April 1, 2013

My prayer are with you, so sorry for your loss

Daryl Clark

April 1, 2013

Randy and family , so sorry for your loss.

Lisa Barnes

April 1, 2013

Im so sorry to hear about Jerry,but he is in no more pain. He is in heaven with his best friend Johnny and I'm sure they are talking about fishing and watching down on us kids!My prayers are with you all!

Natalie Greene

March 31, 2013

My deepest sympathy goes out to his family and to everyone that knew this great man. He will always be loved, cherished, and remembered by so many. R.I.P. Paw Paw Jerry