Homer N. Beasley, 77, of Crystal Lake, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at his home.
He was born Sept. 14, 1935 in Sheffield, AL, to the late Haywood and Emma Lee (nee King) Beasley. He married Margaret J. Ross on May 29, 1964, in Chicago.
Homer served in the Army in Germany and, after his military service, worked as a plumber and went on to own Smith & Associates in Elk Grove Village.
Homer enjoyed tinkering with antique cars, gardening, and spending time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Margaret, survivors include his children, Debbie Lessner, Stan Beasley, Tina (Phil) Stout, and Cathy (Fred) Sanderson; grandchildren, Tyler and Amber Beasley, Lance and Troy Stout, Freddy Sanderson; and brother, Jimmy (Cheryl) Beasley.
In addition to his parents, Homer was preceded in death by his daughter, Becky Beasley; grandson, James Beasley; and brothers, Hoke and Ed Beasley.
A visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Route 176, Crystal Lake.
The funeral service is at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 16, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Windridge Memorial Park and Nature Sactuary, Cary.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Homer’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011, 1-800-272-3900, or www.alz.org, or Vitas Hospice Charitable Fund, 3325 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 500, Hollywood, FL 33021, 1-877-800-2951, or www.vitascharityfund.org.