Jimmy Blain Beckham, 81, a long-time resident of Stony Point, N.C., went to be with his heavenly father on Friday October 1, 2021, at his home following a lengthy illness with Parkinson’s disease. He was born September 17, 1940, to the late Dawson “Doc” Beckham and Christine Warren Beckham in Alexander County, N.C.
Jimmy was retired from Broyhill Furniture after 40 years, He was a member of Stony Point Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon, Secretary of Sunday School, Brotherhood, Trustee, and Coach of the RA Baseball team.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Durwood Beckham.
In addition to his wife of 60 years, Linda Beckham of the home, he is survived by his sons, Todd Beckham and wife Angel of Taylorsville and Brian Beckham of Stony Point; a daughter, Melissa Beckham of Mooresville; daughter-in-law, Phyllis Beckham; grandsons, Dustin Beckham and Hunter Beckham; sisters-in-law, Linda “Cookie” Beckham and Audrey Cline; brother-in-law, Hoyte Chapman; nephews, Jason Beckham and Daniel Beckham; and many other nieces and nephews; and special caregiver Lora Fraley; and special friends, the Dale Fox Family.
Jimmy was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved playing ball and coaching. He loved watching the Atlanta Braves.
Funeral Services will be conducted Sunday, October 3, 2021, at 4 p.m. at Stony Point Baptist Church. Rev. Rick Norman and Rev. Stephen Dagenhart will officiate. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Burial to follow at Cemetery. We ask that everyone follow CDC Guidelines.
Memorials may be given to Hospice of Alexander County, 50 Lucy Echerd Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681 and Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018, http://www.pdf.org.
Chapman Funeral Home is Serving the Jimmy Blain Beckham Family.