Wayne Beasley, 89, of Princeton, went home to be with his Lord on Friday, April 29, 2016 at Gibson General Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit in Princeton.
He was born on November 15, 1926 in Oakland City, IN to Victor and Bernice (Keeton) Beasley, both preceded him in death.
His first wife, Leona (Evans) Beasley also preceded him in death.
Wayne was a teacher. He taught, coached and was an administrator in Indiana Schools. He taught at Indiana State University and retired as a Professor of School Administration at the University of South Florida. He served in the US Army in WWII. He was a member of Bethel Memorial Church in Princeton.
He is survived by his wife, Ramona (Reagan) Beasley of Princeton; daughter, Lana (Bill) Wolfe of Orlando, FL; son, John (Debbie) Beasley of Tampa, FL; 6 grandsons, Andrew (Angie) Wolfe, Kyle Wolfe, Derek Wolfe, Brett (Elissa) Wolfe, Nathan Beasley and Adam (Ashley) Beasley; great grandson, Conor Wolfe and great granddaughter, Charlotte Wolfe; brother, Max (Pat) Beasley of Oakland City, IN; step children, Kim (Tom) Pinkston of Princeton, Mike (Julie) Richardson of Mt, Juliet, TN and Steve (Leesa) Richardson of Newburgh, In; step grandchildren, Chelsea (Matt) Harper, Brent (Olivia) Pinkston and Zane Richardson; and a step-great grandson, Luke Pinkston.
Funeral Services will be held at 10 am on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Colvin Funeral Home, 425 N. Main St., Princeton, IN 47670, officiated by Pastor Kevin Wilson. Military services will be provided by Retired Military Veterans at the funeral home.
Visitation will be from 4 until 8 pm on Wednesday at the Colvin Funeral Home. Burial will be at a later date at the National Military Cemetery in Bushnell, FL.
Thanks to the Gibson General Home Care Group and Gentiva Hospice Group in Evansville. May God bless each one of you for your kindness, help and prayers.