Billy Ray Beshears age 69, of Piedmont, MO, passed away Monday, March 5, 2018, at John J. Pershing V.A. Medical Center, Poplar Bluff, MO. He was born April 8, 1948, at Hannibal, MO, to parents Billy Joe and Carrie Mae (Keller) Beshears.
Billy was a good father and loved his grandchildren, a true family man. He was a long distance flat bed truck driver and drove a truck for 35 years. He also worked in sawmills and was a log skidder. During time off he loved to be outside and never met a stranger. Billy was also a former member of the Piedmont Volunteer Fire Department.
In addition to his wife, Juanita (Scott) Beshears, he is preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by one son: Darrell Beshears and wife Carma of Jackson, MO; two daughters: Malinda Parks and husband David of White Lake, MI and Juanita Miles and husband Mark of Patterson, MO; one brother: David Beshears and wife Peggy of Shelbyville, MO; one sister: Katy Beshears of Bowling Green, MO; grandchildren: Brenden and Sean Parks, Miranda, Matthew and Marissa Miles.Memorial Visitation was held Thursday, March 8, 2018, from 1:00-2:30 pm, at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, MO. Funeral service followed at 2:30 pm also at the chapel. Interment was Friday, March 9, 2018, at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery, Bloomfield, MO, with full military honors. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhomes.com