Wayne Russell Beasley was born on March 19, 1947 and went to join his loved ones on Thursday, February 18, 2021.
He served his country proudly in the United States Air Force 1967-1971 during the Vietnam War.
Wayne retired from the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 572 Union and also from Belle Meade Police Dept. Wayne and his wife owned and operated Fairview Grocery in Fairview, TN for 16 years.
He loved his family and they always came first in his life. He loved gardening, fishing and golf. He enjoyed going to breakfast with his friends. He loved pulling pranks and telling tall tales.
Wayne was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and at the time of his death, he was serving as Executive Secretary for the Centerville Branch. Wayne and his wife were sealed for all time and eternity in the Nashville Tennessee Temple June 27, 2003.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John Russell and Maxine Mangrum Beasley; step-mother Betty Hughes Beasley; son Joseph Russell Beasley; daughter Lisa Beasley Davidson; granddaughter Brianna Shea Long; and father-in-law Frank Joseph Leverette.
He is survived by the love of his life wife of 54 years, Doris Leverette Beasley; daughter Candi Beasley Shaver (Jeff) of Lyles; and son John Aaron Beasley (Rhiannon) of Centerville; sister Loretta Bolton (Jim) of Racine, WI; brothers, Mark Beasley (Pam) of Fairview, and Ray Beasley of Hermitage; step-brother Don Hughes (Madia) of Fairview; and step-sister Debbie Fields (Cubby-deceased) of Fairview; grandchildren, Scott Davidson, Alex Beasley, Annie Beasley (Annie Bug), Brayden Shaver, Kaleb Shaver, Karson Long, Eli Shaver, Natalie Brewer and Ellie Beasley. Several nieces and nephews, extended family and dear friends.
Visitation with the family was held 2-8 p.m. Monday, February 22 at McDonald Funeral Home, Inc. - Hickman County in Centerville. Funeral service was Tuesday, February 23 at 11 a.m. at McDonald Funeral Home.