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David Harris Beasley


David Harris Beasley, 80, widower of Tressie Cassidy Beasley, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at his home.

Born in the Cypress Community of Lee County, he was a son of the late Elton D. Beasley, Sr. and Ethel Davis Beasley. Mr. Beasley attended Alice Drive Baptist Church. He retired from Santee Print Works after 42 years of service.

Survivors include one son, Tony Grayton Beasley Sr. (Robin) of Sumter; two grandsons, Thomas “Casey” Beasley (Amber) of Manning and Tony Grayton Beasley Jr. (Roxanne) of Sumter; two granddaughters, Amanda Rebecca Beasley Hipp (Patrick) and Jeanette Cassidy Beasley, both of Sumter; six great-grandchildren; four sisters, Gladys Beasley Alsbrook of Sumter, Judy Beasley Lindak (John) of Manning, Alice Beasley Russell of Sumter and Ann Beasley Hemmingway (Mac) of Manning; and two brothers, Charles R. Beasley (Jackie) of St. Matthews and Jack T. Beasley (Marlene) of Bishopville.

He was preceded in death by a son, Timmy Ray Beasley; three brothers, Elton D. Beasley Jr., J. Edward Beasley, Dalton H. Beasley; and a sister, Virginia Beasley Poston.

A graveside service for David Harris Beasley will be held 2 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2015, in the Florence National Cemetery. Burial will be with full military honors.

The family of David Harris Beasley will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of Tri-County, 2560 Tahoe Drive, Sumter, SC 29150.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements for David Harris Beasley.


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