Liberty - John H. Beasley – age 67 passed away unexpectedly Friday April 20, 2018. John was born September 20, 1950 in Liberty, Texas the son of the late Wm. Kermit Beasley and Lois Tanner Beasley. John worked for over thirty years at Diamond Shamrock which later became Oxy Chem. He was a graduate of Hardin High School and went on to attend Lee College. John served in the US Army during the Vietnam Era and has been an active member of the Honor Guard of the Nolan D. Pickett VFW Post 5621 and the Liberty Elks Lodge #2019. John was an honest man who never met a stranger. He was an avid reader and a talented musician. He was well known for his ability to play both the guitar and fiddle. He once represented Liberty County at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo fiddle contest. Being a friend to John meant that no matter the need, or the time, John would always be there. He will be remembered for his quick wit, warm smile, and an infectious laugh.
John was preceded in death by his parents as well as his daughter Karen Beasley and a brother Edwin Beasley. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife Sandy Kapalski Beasley of Liberty, son Stewart Beasley and wife Donna of Baytown, step-daughter Kerry Overton and husband Scott of Winnie, step-daughter Kelsey Kapalski of Magnolia, Sister Zonna Craig of Livingston, grandson Tyler Beasley, step-grandchildren: Hunter Overton, Alexis Overton, Marvel Villyard, and Amara Montalvo. In addition he leaves his nephew Lance Craig and wife Karen of Livingston, niece Tara Craig Owens and husband Charlie of Woodlands, and his great nieces Gracen and Hope Owens. John will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
A memorial service will be held 2PM Thursday April 26, 2018 at Allison Funeral Service, 1101 N. Travis Liberty, Texas. Burial to immediately follow in Moss Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in John’s memory to the Nolan D. Pickett Post #5621 Honor Guard or to a charity of one’s choosing. To share condolences or memories visit www.allisonfuneralservice.com.