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Kenneth R. Beaver

April 26, 1939 - March 2, 2021

After a valiant fight with Parkinson's disease, Kenneth Ray Beaver of Allen, Texas passed away on March 2, 2021 at the age of 81. He was born April 26, 1939 in Thackerville, Oklahoma to Kenneth Leroy and Edna Pauline (Campbell) Beaver. Kenneth married Reva Martin in June 1961 in Valley View, Texas after being introduced by her brother at Tom Thumb Grocery store. He proudly served in the United States Air Force as a military intelligence officer for 20 years until his retirement in 1985 with the rank of Major. Kenneth moved his family back to Texas and then spent 20 years in Security for Boeing in Richardson. Kenneth was an avid reader since childhood and was especially fond of the western novels by Louis L'amour. Kenneth enjoyed gardening and brought in bountiful crops of okra, tomatoes, and green onions.

Kenneth is survived by his wife of 59 years, Reva Beaver of Allen, Texas; children, Brad Beaver of Allen, Texas, Greg Beaver of Aubrey, Texas, Pam Beaver of Allen, Texas; sister, Marie Kincy and husband, Tom of Gainesville, Texas; brother-in-law, Kenneth Martin of Gainesville, Texas and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Dennis Beaver and Dwayne Beaver.

We honor you Kenneth-Husband, Dad. Thank you for your strong work ethic, service to our Country and commitment to our Family. We miss you and we love you. We will meet again!

A visitation for friends and family will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas 75013. 

A private family graveside will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Ridgeview Memorial Park. 

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Dear Reva and Family, So sorry for the loss of Kenneth. Through the years we have been out of touch, but many fond memories have stayed with us. We lost my mom, Johnnie at the age of 95, five years ago. God Bless keep you close to Him. May precious memories and His strength give you peace and comfort. Much Love, Phyllis. Gainesville, Texas Phyllis Hurst Moore, March 19, 2021 Dad , I hope you know how much I'm going to miss you. I was proud and honored to be your son. I couldn't have asked for a better father. You proudly served your country in the Air Force and was a good husband to Mom and a great father to us kids. Thanks for everything you did for us. Till we meet again. Love , Brad Brad Beaver , March 17, 2021 Praying for peace and comfort. Kenneth was a fine man. The Brackeen family,Gainesville. Gail Brackeen, March 8, 2021 I had the the pleasure to with with Ken for years, What an awesome person. He Loved his wife and family, I was blessed to call him my Friend. Rest in Peace until we meet again. Your Friend always Kirk Kirk & Frances Peters, March 6, 2021