A private graveside service will be held at Howell Valley Cemetery, for James Raymond Beam, 60, Pomona, Missouri.
JR departed from this earth to start his heavenly journey at 3:50 p.m., Friday, April 17, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
James Raymond Beam was born September 29, 1954, at Akron, Ohio, to Joseph Franklin Beam and Nellie Kathryn McBee Beam. JR was a Christian. He was a veteran, having served with the United States Navy. On July 1, 1994, JR wed his best friend, Tracy Brown. They were happily married for twenty-one years. A hard working man, JR made his living driving a truck for Transland Trucking Company, Springfield, Missouri for twenty-one years, until his cancer prevented him from continuing the job he loved. JR enjoyed many things that included working on his 1961 Thunderbird, yard work, BBQ’s with family, and above all, spending time with his wife.
He will be greatly missed by his wife, Tracy; four children, Jim Beam, wife, Diane, Joey Beam, fiancée Jennifer, James Young, Daniece; special daughter and son-in-law, Mindy and Joe Howell; eleven grandchildren, Patrice, James, Kaitlynn, Hunter, Mikayla, Peyton, Kylie, Lily, Dylan, Morgan and Jacob Ray “a/k/a Little JR”; two sisters, Renee Beam and Gail Klein; mother-in-law, Pat Brown; sister-in-law, Tara Brown, special Friend, Willie; brother-in-law, Troy Brown, wife, Mary; several nieces and nephews; and co-workers at Transland Trucking Company.
His parents, one brother, John and father-in-law, Merle Brown, precede him in death.
A special thank you to Dr. Spurling and staff at Ozark Family Care for the excellent care JR received.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Howell Valley Cemetery and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
April 21, 2015 @ 9:22 am
Tracy, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love you my friend.
April 21, 2015 @ 1:49 pm
TRACY, I’M SORRY FOR YOU LOSS IF I CAN HELP YOU IN ANYWAY PLEASE CALL ME , JIM WAS SUCH A GREAT GUY AND GAVE IT A BIG BATTLE. GOD KNOWS WE’VE HAD ALOT OF FUN TOGETHER OVER THE YEARS. GOD BLESS AND KEEP YOU. LOVE RINK
April 22, 2015 @ 8:34 am
Tracy-Thinking of you. So sorry. Hazel & Bob Harris and Velvet DeBoard
Donna and Anthony Smith
April 22, 2015 @ 3:06 pm
So sorry to here about JR. If there is anything at all we can do, just give us a call. You and your family are in our prayers.
Sonya and Allen Duncan
April 25, 2015 @ 7:47 am
Tracy, I am so sorry for your loss!!! You, Tara and your whole family are in our thoughts and prayers.
May 9, 2015 @ 11:27 am
Tracey, I so sorry for your loss…JR was a good man. You was at his side through thick and thin…You are a strong women…I am blessed to have met JR the few times I did get to see him. Keep your head held high as best as you can. I wish GOD will take away all your worries and pain…Love You Tracey..