Clarence Delbert “Butch” Beamer Jr.

Feb. 8, 1947 — May 27, 2019

Clarence Delbert “Butch” Beamer Jr., 72, of Winamac, formerly of Uhrichsville, Ohio, passed away at 7:19 p.m. Monday, May 27, at Pulaski Memorial Hospital in Winamac. 

Butch was born on Feb. 8, 1947, in Dennison, Ohio, to the late Clarence Delbert and Lillian (Branch) Beamer. He graduated from Uhrichsville High School in 1965. On Dec. 9, 1966, Butch married the love of his life, Sheila R. Rainsberger, in Uhrichsville. She survives.

Butch worked for more than 30 years as an automotive machinist in Ohio. He was a member of the Uhrichsville FOE #2264 and a former member of the Winamac FOE #2580. 

Butch enjoyed fishing and woodworking. He was an avid Green Bay Packers and wrestling (WWE and UFC) fan. Most of all, Butch loved his family very much. He will be sadly missed.

Survivors include his wife Sheila R. (Rainsberger) Beamer of Winamac; sons: Bruce Wayne [Paula] Beamer of Bowerston, Ohio, and Christopher Daniel “Danny” [Jane] Beamer of Uhrichsville, Ohio; daughter Carol Sue [Tracy] Beal of Winamac; grandsons: Derrick (Tara) Beamer, Brett Beamer, Noah Beamer, Bruce Wayne Beamer Jr., and Collin Beamer; granddaughters: Jenny (fiance Shane) Beal and Elizabeth [fiance Jim] Beamer; great-grandchildren: Emma, Ayden, Bryston, Jenna and Tessa: sisters: Beth Grandison and Anna Fouts; brothers: David Beamer and James [fiance Karen] Beamer; brother-in-law Jerry Riddle; several nieces and nephews; and many, many friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence Delbert and Lillian (Branch) Beamer; grandson Timothy William Thomas; sister Joyce Ann Riddle; brothers: Chuck Beamer and John Beamer; and brother-in-law Jim Fouts. 

No services will be held.

Private disposition will take place in Ohio at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana Donor Network.

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at

(Pulaski County Journal — June 5, 2019)

Pulaski County Journal

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