Donald Wayne Beachler

June 27, 1948October 13, 2020

Donald Wayne Beachler, age 72, of Peoria, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 at 4:02 p.m. at OSF St Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born June 27, 1948 in Peoria to Robert and Justine (Ishmel) Beachler. He married Teresa Kelly on Sep. 1, 1973 in Peoria. She survives along with two sons: Chad (Jill) Beachler, Chris Beachler both of Peoria, two grandsons: Chase and Blake Beachler both of Washington, and one brother, Terry (Barbara) Beachler of Chillicothe. He was preceded in death by his parents. Don was a 1966 graduate of Richwoods High School. He was a United States Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He worked with his dad, brother, sons and grandsons for 58 years at Beachler Service Center in Peoria. Don was an avid Chicago Blackhawks fan. Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home in Peoria. Memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation. You may view Don’s obituary online at


  • Parkinson's Foundation


  • Memorial Visitation

    Sunday, October 18, 2020


Donald Wayne Beachler

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chris grimm

October 19, 2020

So sorry for your loss, was reading last weeks journal star today when I saw this. It was a pleasure working with Don the time I was there. Always treated me well and if I had a question he would always lend a hand... RIP Don

Sr.Paula Vasquez

October 18, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of your tremendous loss. Your boys are also suffering I am sure. All I can offer you at this time are my continued prayers.

Sr. Paula

Jen Byers

October 16, 2020

I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Beachler’s passing, my heart breaks for you all, he was a great man, miss seeing him in the neighborhood. Hugs to you all (Jen (Meyers)Byers

Sue McGarvey Kyle

October 16, 2020

Dear Teresa,
I am so sorry to learn of your husband's passing. I recently also lost my husband, and it is just so sad. I wish you Peace.
Take Care and Be Well
Sue McGarvey Kyle

Debbie Duckworth

October 16, 2020

Chad - I am very sorry for the loss of your father. You are in my prayers.
Debbie Duckworth

Tiffany Harrison

October 14, 2020

Don was a wonderful grandpa to Chase and Blake they loved him so much. Chase would call don every night durning dinner time. How I’m going to miss chase and Blake talking about don. Chase was don’s side kick... They miss there Pops so much. Don your grandson love you more than anything and will miss you so much. Thanks for always being there for them.

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