OBITUARY

Fredrick Beecher

April 23, 1933October 12, 2020
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Fredrick E. Beecher passed away October 12th at home. We will be celebrating his life at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home in Shreveport, LA on Thursday October 15th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fred was born on April 23, 1933 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was an avid runner and golfer. He also enjoyed to go fishing with his family. His favorite past time was watching Ohio State play football and spending time with family. He also enjoyed traveling with his Navy buddies from the U.S.S Essex. He served three years in the Navy and worked 30 years for Western Electric/AT&T. While at AT&T, he worked with young adults as Junior Achievement representative. Fred is survived by his wife Linda Green Beecher; son, Freddie Beecher and wife Ronna; daughters, Penny Beecher and Sherrie Beecher Guthrie; step-daughter, Suzy and husband Jimmy Foshee; four grandchildren; and five great grandchildren; along with six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren on Linda’s side; sisters-in-law, Teresa and husband Dwight Hanks and Ann and husband Ralph Penuell; brother-in-law, Bill Green and wife Pat; and special neighbors, John and Sherri Mayo. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fredrick A. and Violetta Beecher; grandmother, Sally Curfman; special Uncle Everette Curfman; son-in-law, Mark Guthrie; and step-son, Randy Golden. The family would like to thank Nightingale Hospice for their services over the last few years, especially the special care given by their nurses Wade Shaw and Sha Conway. In lieu of flowers, the family ask you make a donation to any of the Veterans charity of your choice to honor Fred.

  • FAMILY

  • Linda Green Beecher, Wife
  • Freddie Beecher (Ronna), Son
  • Penny Beecher, Daughter
  • Sherrie Beecher Guthrie, Daughter
  • Suzy Foshee (Jimmy), Step-Daughter
  • Teresa Hanks (Dwight), Sitster-In-Law
  • Ann Penuell (Ralph), Sister-in-law
  • Bill Green (Pat), Brother-in-law
  • John Mayo (Sherri), Special Friend
  • Fredrick A. Beecher, Father (deceased)
  • Violetta Beecher, Mother (deceased)
  • Sally Curfman, Grandmother (deceased)
  • Everette Curfman, Special Uncle (deceased)
  • Mark Guthrie, Son-in-law (deceased)
  • Randy Golden, Step-Son (deceased)

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  • Celebration of Life Visitation

    Thursday, October 15, 2020

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Karen Roberts Stonecipher

October 14, 2020

I am so sad to hear of Fred’s passing. Being so young, working as his secretary at AT&T, he took me under his wing. He has and always will hold a special place in my heart. RIP, Fred.

Beverly Garner

October 13, 2020

Fred was a special person, always smiling, sharing his knowledge & loving life! What a great life! Blessed to have known him. RIP

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