Kenneth Earl Beeler

December 16, 1935November 28, 2012

Beeler, Kenneth “Earl”, age 76, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday, November 28, 2012. In 1955, Mr. Beeler began working as a mechanic for Tennessee Coach Lines where he developed lifelong friendships during the 55 years of his employment. He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Mabell and Vernice Beeler; sisters, Cathy Thomas and Joyce Tipton; brothers, James and Jerry Beeler and nephew, Darrell Ridge. Mr. Beeler is survived by his loving daughter, Karen Warren; son-in-law, John Warren; granddaughters, Jena Warren and Jessica and husband Logan Worsham, and great-grandson, Easton Worsham; brothers, Junior and Kyle; sister, Marie; life partner, Marilyn Oliver and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Tuesday, December 4, 2012 from 10-10:30am at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. The memorial service will begin at 10:30am, Rev Todd Stinnett officiating. Interment to follow at East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, 2200 Gov. John Sevier Highway at 11:30am. Military honors will be conducted by the Patriot Honor Guard. Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Tuesday, December 4, 2012
  • Memorial Service Tuesday, December 4, 2012

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Onalee Herring

December 4, 2012

Just wanted to send the Beeler family our condolence's
from the Tipton family.May God comfort you in the loss of Earl.

Brigitte Sammons Short

December 4, 2012

Karen, I was saddened to hear about your Dad. My heart goes out to you & your family. May God be with you during this time.

December 3, 2012

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Bill and Barbara Bright

Michelle Bumby

December 3, 2012

So sorry for your loss! Mr. Beeler was a fine man and a great neighbor! We are sure going to miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
Norman, Michelle, Scott and Chad Bumby

Debbie Sammons Keck

December 2, 2012

Karen, I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. He was such a nice person. He is at peace now and may you find some comfort in this and all the special memories.

Deb McKay

November 29, 2012

With deepest sympathies to the friends and family of Mr. Beeler. May God wrap His loving arms around you and comfort you in your time of sorrow.
Standing by in Knoxville, it will be our honor --
Deb McKay
East Tennessee Assistant State Captain
Patriot Guard Riders