Garvin Beedy

Garvin Beedy, age 89, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at his home.

As per Garvin’s wishes, he will be cremated. A Memorial Service celebrating his life was held at 10 a.m., Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Lone Camp Baptist Church in the Lone Camp Community.

Garvin was born April 19, 1930 in Cochran County, Texas to George Crane and Flossie Martin Beedy.

He married Katie Joan Stark October 3, 1985 in Uvalde, Texas and in 1994 they moved from Floydada to Lake Palo Pinto. He was raised at South Palins, Texas and graduated from Floydada High School.

He was a proud Eagle Scout and had been the past president of the Golden Spread Charlet Association. He farmed for 20 years and was a seed salesman until 2005.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, building things for his wife, and enjoyed his kids, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; he always said they all made his life better.

He is survived by his loving wife, Joan Beedy of the home; children, Larry Beedy (Gayle), Resa Trout (David), Tonya Mahagan (Ronnie), Mitzi Carney, Monty Jones (Bente), Lance Jones (Audrey), Shawn Jones, Kati Childress (Brad), and Marci Graham (David). He is also survived by his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren that he loved spending time with, and his faithful companion, his dog, Gus.

For those wishing to honor the life of Garvin, a memorial contribution can be made to the Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch, 600 SW 11th Ave., Amarillo, Texas 79101.

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