44, Springville, died May 25, 2012, at the residence. Husband to Jodie Williams Beasley, he served in the U.S. Army, was a construction welder, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and horseback riding. Parents Max Allen and Johnnie Fay Bushard Beasley predeceased him.

Surviving besides his wife are sons James Edward Beasley Jr., John Ellison Beasley, both of Springville; daughters Nicole Leigh (Tony) Armstrong, Odenville, Ariel Jordan Beasley, Springville; brother Max Allen (Wendy) Beasley Jr., Nashville, Tenn.; sister Peggy Fay Hudson, Oneonta; uncle John (Elaine) Beasley, Springville; father-in-law Ralph Williams, and motherin law Karin Williams, both of Springville.

Paul Alexander and Jim McCord officiated the service held May 28, at 11 a.m., at Lemley Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Mt. Carmel Cemetery with Michael Hill, Terry Northington, James Beasley Jr., Randy Northington, Andrew Trammell, Bubba Davis, and Mat Washington serving as pallbearers.