Wilton M Beam
July 4, 1937 – October 11, 2021
Wilton M Beam, 84, of Wichita Falls, TX passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021, in Wichita Falls, TX. Funeral Services will be at 10 A.M. Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Hampton Vaughan Crestview Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday, October13, 2021, from 6-8 P.M. at Hampton Vaughan Crestview Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Hampton Vaughan Crestview Memorial Park.
Mr. Beam was born July 4, 1937, in Gouldbusk, TX to Manuel and Alma (Meredith) Beam. He married Joyce Sebastian on March 29, 1973. He served his country and retired from the US Air Force after 28 years. He was a member of the Air Force Chapel and served 15 years as the Shepherd Chapel Airman’s Prayer Chain Minister. He was a certified Volunteer Chaplain Assistant for Allred Prison. He worked with the Kairos and Horizon prison ministries.
Survivors include wife, Joyce Beam, children, Don Gedenk, Sue Cole, Dan Gedenk, Tammye Paz, Gene Beam and Jim Beam, sisters, Mae Bailey, Angie Riffe and Norma Bailey, 14 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and extended family.
Wilton was preceded in death by 5 brothers, 2 sisters and a daughter, Diana Wright.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to St. Judes Children’s Hospital. https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html?frequency_selected=2&sc_icid=mem-lp-donate-bttn-top
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