Byford Leroy Beasley

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, June 28, 2017

March 4, 1944 – June 23, 2017

BAKER, La. — Services for Byford Leroy Beasley, 73, a longtime resident of Baker, La., who died Friday, June 23, 2017, were 7 p.m. Tuesday at Baker Funeral Home Chapel, 6401 Groom Road, in Baker, with the Rev. Howard Turner officiating.    

A graveside service and burial will be 11 a.m. today at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Natchez under the direction of Baker Funeral Home.

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Mr. Beasley was born March 4, 1944, the son of James R. Beasley and Charlotte Nicholson.

He was a master carpenter, attorney and cemeterian at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Byford was preceded in death by his stepmother, Juanita Beasley; one grandchild, Theresa Brown; one brother, Elvis Nicholson; and one sister, Sharon “2K” Blake.

Survivors include his parents; two daughters, Page Beasley Brown and husband, Randy, and Chandra Beasley Martin; four grandchildren, Jessica and fiancé, Gary, Tyler, Jacob and Cameron; one great-grandchild, Kylie; five brothers, Jim and Ron Beasley, Troy, Claude and Tony Nicholson; one sister, Colleen “Sissy” Koonce; his previous wife, Sandy Quirk Beasley; and a number of nieces and nephews.

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