Fred Beecher, 65, of Baxley, died March 19, 2014 at Appling Health Care System.Beecher was born August 23, 1948 to the late Brice Clifton Beecher and the late Sallie Mae Craven Beecher. He was a member of Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his brothers, Johnee Beecher, Ken Beecher, Pete Beecher, Tommy Beecher, Wilton Beecher and Randall Beecher.
Survivors include one sister, Frances (Edwin) Johnson of Baxley; two brothers, Franklin (Cheryl) Beecher of Darien and Michael (Charlotte) Beecher of Baxley; two sisters-in-law, Martha Beecher of Baxley and Emily Beecher of Hazlehurst; special friend, Larry Varnadoe and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services were held Saturday, March 22 at Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Wayne Williamson and Jeffery Johnson officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Kevin Parker, Joe Beecher, Mickey Beecher, Lloyd Beecher, Allen Dixon, Cody Dixon, Jordan Johnson, Jacob Johnson, Ricky Mitchell, Jacob Beecher, Trevor Johnson and Monty Hatcher.
Honorary pallbearers were the staff of the Pavilion and all family and friends in attendance.
Musical selections were rendered by Martha Beecher, Michelle Beckworth and Missy Parker.
Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home of Hazlehurst was in charge of all arrangements.