William Thomas 'Billy' Beech

Friday, July 31, 2015

William Thomas "Billy" Beech, age 86 of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare.

Mr. Beech was a lifelong resident of Marshall County, son of the late Stephen Wood, Sr. and Lottie Lee Noblin Beech. He was retired from the Tennessee State Department of Agriculture and he was a member of the Presbyterian Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Lucille Smith and Clara Adell "Betty" Pritchett; and brother, Stephen Wood "SW" Beech Jr.; and his first wife, Mary Marie Goodman Beech and stepson, Rickey King. He is survived by his second wife, Betty Beech of Lewisburg; two daughters, Roberta Katherine "Kathy" Brooks of Carthage, Tennessee, and Dianne Beech of Clarksville, Tennessee; one stepson, Eddie King of Chapel Hill, Tennessee; two grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and four step-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at 10 a.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial to follow in Round Hill Cemetery.

The family will be at London Funeral Home from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, July 31, and from 9 a.m. until the funeral hour on Saturday for visitation.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Belfast Lions Club c/o Peggy Burrow, Bank of Belfast, 1600 Fishing Ford Road Belfast, Tennessee, 37019 or Alzheimer's Association, 201 West Lincoln Street Tullahoma, Tennessee, 37388.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.