Obituary – Earl H. Beeler

Published 12:11 pm Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Earl H. Beeler, 72, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 7, 1946, the second child and first son of Rev. Earl F. and Dorothy F. Beeler in Water Valley. Earl attended high school in Alomogordo, New Mexico and graduated from Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas. He joined the United States Army and saw duty in Germany. Upon his discharge, he became a member of the Texas Army National Guard.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at Saltillo First United Methodist Church. Services honoring his life will be Thursday, September 12, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Saltillo First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tim Green officiating.

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Earl and Donna G. Todd married on December 19, 1991, in Durant, Okla. and resided in Dallas, Texas before moving to Saltillo in 2003. He was employed at Home Depot as a Sales Specialist, and some of his greatest friends were his customers and Home Depot family. Earl had a great zest for life and filled his days with laughter and a sweet spirit in spite of his declining health. He was a faithful member of Saltillo First United Methodist Church.

Survivors left to cherish his memory are his wife, Donna Beeler, of Saltillo; sons, Jason Cody Beeler, and his wife, Angela, of China Springs, Texas, and Andrew Wayne Beeler, of Tyler, Texas; granddaughters, Kellie, Landry, and Emery of China Springs; his sons’ mother, Phyllis W. Beeler; step-son, Ryan Ethan Todd, of Saltillo; sisters, Diane B. Hogan, and her husband, Joe Jim, and Becky B. Babb, and her husband, Ricky, all of Oxford; brothers, Jerry L. Beeler, and his wife, Wilma, of Tyler, and Mark Beeler, and his wife, Robbie, of Northport, Ala.; sister-in-law, Rita Hutchens, of Saltillo; father-in-law, D. Gailon Goolsby, of Tupelo; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Christopher Allen Beeler; and mother-in-law, Dottie Goolsby.

Many thanks are due to the countless doctors and nurses at North Mississippi Medical Center and its clinics who took such great care of Earl. Special thanks to the members of Saltillo First United Methodist Church and to the Walter Burns Sunday School Class which faithfully ministered to him with the love of Christ.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 4830 McWillie Circle, Jackson, MS 39206, American Lung Association, American Lung Association National Direct Response Headquarters, 1200 Hosford Street, Suite 101 Hudson, WI 54016-9316, American Kidney Foundation, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852-9813, American Diabetes Association, 200 Office Park Drive, Suite 303, Birmingham, AL 35233, or the charity of your choice. Expressions of sympathy may be left at