Lowell Edward Beasley
August 24, 1923 – June 19, 2018
Lowell Edward Beasley, 94, died in Shawnee, Oklahoma on June 19, 2018. He was born to Rebecca Gross Beasley and Oscar William Beasley on August 24, 1923 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He had one brother, Jack Beasley, who was 3 years older than he was. Lowell joined the Army in April of 1944. He served in the European theater of war and participated in the Normandy Landing at Omaha Beach. Medals earned during his service in the military were the Bronze Star and Purple Heart as well as WWII Victory Ribbon, The American Theater Ribbon, The European Theater Ribbon with 2 Service Stars, also Combat Infantry Badge.
Lowell traveled the United States doing what he loved, construction. He started out building homes and spent most of his years overseeing construction of restaurants such as Burger Kings, House of Pies, Red Lobster, Show Biz Pizza and many others. He loved to fish and work in his vegetable garden. Survivors include his wife, Maria Beasley of Oklahoma City; his oldest daughter, Nancy Reynolds of Taylor, Michigan; son, Lowell Beasley, Jr., of Dallas, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Randy Kellner of Meeker, Oklahoma; son, Scott Beasley of Plainfield, Illinois, step-children Judy Chesser, Rhayma DeMasters, Linda Cross, and Larry Kellner, many nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services will be held at Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery on Monday, June 25th at 10 a.m. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
- Barrett Kellner, Pallbearer
- Ken Van Duser, Pallbearer
- Ross Tripp, Pallbearer
- Brandon Kellner , Pallbearer
- Tim Van Duser , Pallbearer
- Visitation Sunday, June 24, 2018
- Celebration of Life Monday, June 25, 2018
Lowell Edward Beasley
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June 23, 2018
What a wonderful man from my childhood. My best friends dad. I can remember eating alot of whoppers because he was in construction of burger kings and he would give Becky free whopper cards. When Becky was learning to drive he would laugh laugh laugh from the back seat about her learning to drive. Wonderful memories my friend Lowell. Rip my second dad!!