James William “J.W.” Beshears, 82, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday evening, March, 5, 2014, in a local hospital.
He was the son of the late Claudia Prince Beshears and James A. Beshears. He was preceded in death by his brother, James L. Beshears; and his twin infant siblings, Paul and Pauline Beshears.
He worked in the framing department at Coppingers for a number of years. He also worked for Maples Chair Company and K-Line Chair Company.
He had a great sense of humor and he loved to fish but his passion was to buy and trade watches.
He was a member of the Unity Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Bessie Beshears of Cleveland; sons: Ron Beshears and his wife, Joni, Robert Beshears and his wife, Karen, all of Cleveland, and Danny Beshears and his wife, Lori, of McDonald; grandchildren: Celeste Dixon and her husband, Matt, Aaron Suits and his wife, Candace, Lindsey Hawkins and her husband, Caleb, Nicole Beshears, Tucker Beshears and Dakota Beshears; great-grandchildren: Teya Dixon, Breyana Dixon, Cory Dixon, Tori Dixon, Sydney Dixon, William Hawkins, Isabella Hawkins and Caylee Suits; sisters: Hazel Inez Bottoms of Cleveland, Bonnie Ruth Horn of Saulsbury, N.C., Ruby Cross and Louise Ledford and her husband, the Rev. Winston Ledford, all of Cleveland; brother, Leroy Beshears and his wife, Faye, of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
The Remembrance of Life service will be held Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 11 a.m. from the Wildwood Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Grady Simpson and the Rev. Winston Ledford officiating.
Interment will follow in the Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with Charles Owens, Jeff Beshears, Caleb Hawkins, Matt Dixon, Tim Ledford, Terry Ledford, Mick Harris and Dustin McMurray serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 9 this evening at the funeral home.
You may share your condolences and your memories with the Beshears family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.