Travis R. Beach


Travis Raleigh Beach, 82, passed away on May 20, 2019 in Keaton Beach, FL. Travis was born June 15, 1936 in Portsmouth, Virginia to Elzie Beach and Grace Braddock Beach.
Travis honorably served our country in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict and the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, retiring after 28 years of service as a Senior Master Sergeant. Travis and his wife, Faye, owned and operated Keaton Beach Marina for 15 years. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Blue Creek Baptist Church. Travis enjoyed fishing, sharing tall fishing tales, and solving the world's problems from the front porch of Keaton Beach Marina with the morning coffee crew.
Travis was preceded in death by his bride, Faye "Bear" Beach, his parents Elzie and Grace Beach, his brothers, Elzie Morris, Larry, and Brad, and sisters LaMar and Zeila.
Travis is survived by his children, Travis Beach, II (Sheryl), Sandy Beach (Buddy Manning), Tracie Singletary (Joel), and MeShell Beach; 9 grandchildren, Amber (Jimmy), Heidi (Mark), Noah (Sarah), Grace (Chris), LaRee, Jess, Brant, Trystan (Eric), and Dustin (Shawna), 10 great grandchildren; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Travis's Life will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 4:00 PM at Burns Funeral Home of Perry with Bro. David Beigle officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Burns Funeral Home of Perry. After the service the family will receive friends at Goodman's BBQ. Those who wish can make donation to the Blue Creek Baptist Church building fund. All arrangements are under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Perry.
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Published on May 23, 2019
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2 posts

Jenny Saliba
May 28, 2019
I am so very sorry for your loss. He was a great man! You are in my thoughts and prayers.
May 24, 2019
My condolences to Mr Beach’s family during this time.