In memory of
Charles Arthur Beedon
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In memory of
Charles Arthur Beedon
Beedon, Charles Arthur aged 90 of Wyoming, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine. He is survived by his children: Charla (Merril) Brydon, Roger Beedon, Edith (Dan Steagald) Beedon, Doug (Sandi) Beedon, Brian (Susan) Beedon; 21 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Charlie was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War, having received 3 purple hearts and a bronze star. He was also a member of the AMVETS Post 126, DAV Chapter 2, Korean War Veterans and the Military Order of the Purple Heart. For many years, Charlie acted as the Parade Coordinator for the United Veterans Council for the Memorial Day and Veterans Day parades in Grand Rapids. He also loved bingo, visiting casinos, and volunteering at the GR Home for Veterans. He worked over 35 years at Franklin Press and then retired after 19 years from Meijer. Funeral services for Charles will be held 12 noon Saturday at New Community Church, 2340 Dean Lake Rd NE, Grand Rapids, with Pastor Lew VanderMeer officiating, and a luncheon to follow. Interment Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Relatives and friends may meet the family on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. (with a White Clover Service) at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home, 4031 Clyde Park SW, Wyoming, and also one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Burn Camp or Paws with a Cause. Condolences may be sent online at www.mkdfuneralhome.com .
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Wyoming, MI 49509-4032
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In memory of
Charles Arthur Beedon
Beedon, Charles Arthur aged 90 of Wyoming, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine. He is survived by his children: Charla (Merril) Brydon, Roger Beedon, Edith (Dan Steagald) Beedon, Doug (Sandi) Beedon, Brian (Susan) Beedon; 21 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Charlie was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War, having received 3 purple hearts and a bronze star. He was also a member of the AMVETS Post 126, DAV Chapter 2, Korean War Veterans and the Military Order of the Purple Heart. For many years, Charlie acted as the Parade Coordinator for the United Veterans Council for the Memorial Day and Veterans Day parades in Grand Rapids. He also loved bingo, visiting casinos, and volunteering at the GR Home for Veterans. He worked over 35 years at Franklin Press and then retired after 19 years from Meijer. Funeral services for Charles will be held 12 noon Saturday at New Community Church, 2340 Dean Lake Rd NE, Grand Rapids, with Pastor Lew VanderMeer officiating, and a luncheon to follow. Interment Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Relatives and friends may meet the family on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. (with a White Clover Service) at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home, 4031 Clyde Park SW, Wyoming, and also one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Burn Camp or Paws with a Cause. Condolences may be sent online at www.mkdfuneralhome.com .
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Services Provided By
Matthysse-Kuiper-DeGraaf Funeral Directors
4031 Clyde Park SW
Wyoming, MI 49509-4032
Past Services ╲╱
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