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George Beachum

April 10, 1931 ~ September 21, 2021 (age 90)


Harvey George Beachum, 90, of Ansonville, died Tuesday morning, September 21, 2021 at Spring Arbor in Albemarle.  

Graveside services will be held at 3:00PM, Friday, September 24, 2021 at Bethlehem Cemetery in Ansonville.  Rev. Fred Carpenter will officiate.  Mr. Beachum will lie in state at Edwards Funeral Home in Norwood, from 4:00 PM until 7:00PM, Thursday evening,  September 23, 2021 for friends and family to pay their respects.  The family will not be present. 

George was born April 10, 1931 in Anson County to the late Nezer Hawkins and Sarah Elizabeth “Sadie” Hildreth Beachum.  He was the former owner and operator of George Beachum Grading & Hauling. He was an avid bird hunter and loved his bird dogs.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers and sisters.  

He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Betty Barbee Beachum of the home; son, Andy Beachum (Tammy) of Norwood; daughters, Sharon Rummage (Vaughn) of Norwood, Connie Curlee (J.V.) of Norwood and Hope Dutton (Harold) of Salisbury; eight grandchildren, David Curlee (Angie), Joni Floyd (Jared), Bo Beachum, George Beachum (Liz), Tony Beachum (Mai), Ashley Holshouser (Kevin), Alison Dutton (Curtis) and Luke Dutton; 10 great-grandchildren, Cole, Bret, Ty, Player, Cobrin, Sadie, Everhett, Ryder, Alexa and Madalynn Rose;  one brother, Terry Beachum ( Susan) of Ansonville.

The family requests memorials be made to:  Hospice of Stanly and the Uwharrie, 960 N First Street, Albemarle, NC 28001.


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September 23, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Edwards Funeral Homes
120 College Street
Norwood, NC 28128

Graveside Service
September 24, 2021

3:00 PM
Bethlehem Cemetery, Ansonville

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