Thomas C. Beach Sr., age 63 passed away Friday, May 27, 2016 peacefully at his home with family at his side. Thomas was born March 20, 1953 in Edmore the son of James and Virginia (Maxfield) Beach. He was united in marriage to the former Molly Jensen on September 3, 1977 in Edmore. Tom went onto college and became a Skilled Tradesman working as a Tool and Die Maker. He retired from Federal Mongul in 2009 after 31 years; Tom was a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge and Eastern Stars Chapter #360. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Tom enjoyed trip to the UP and all around. He was a Rocket football coach for many years and in fact played many sports as a young man.
Tom is survived by his wife; Molly, children; Katherine Beach of Blanchard and Thomas Beach Jr. of Edmore, brother; James Beach Jr., uncles; Gene (Connie) Beach and Glen (Julie) Maxfield, aunts; Grace Scheese and Linda Beardslee and many nieces and nephews. Tom was especially loved by his faithful animal companions, Lottie Lou and Stormee. Tom will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Beside his parents Tom was preceded in death by 2 uncles; Donald Scheese and LeRoy Beardslee and his grandparents; Clyde and Gladys Maxfield.
In keeping with Tom’s wishes cremation has taken place and the family is planning a Memorial Service a later date. Those wishing to do a memorial contribution are asked to consider the Masonic Lodge Chapter#360. Arrangements entrusted with Brigham Funeral Chapel, Edmore, Michigan. To leave an online condolence please leave a message below.
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