Rev John Beebe went to be with our lord and savior on Jan 10th 2022. John was born South West of Lacey in a log cabin May 2nd 1935 to Audry L. Beebe and David W Beebe, John was the first of 9 children the Beebe’s would have. John attended Lacy Public School in Lacy Ok up until the 8th grade. At which time we went to work for the Sante Fe Railroad company to help support his siblings. John suffered a heat stroke working that job and switched to working for The Jack Stone Co hauling drilling mud in Glazier TX. He moved back to Hennessey OK in 1958 and was married to Nora Roberts in June of 1959. Together they bought a hay truck from Matt Choate and started a hay crew that employed several of their family members and close friends. They ran this business for several years while also working at the Rigdon and Rigdon sale barn In Hennessey ok. John penned cattle there and cleaned the pens when he was putting up hay in the summer or cutting wood in the winter. John worked at the sale barn for 40 years through several owners. Sometime in the 80s John and Nora quit putting up hay in the summer and starting mowing lawns and cemetery’s. John mowed the Cimmaron Valley Cemetery, Hennessey Cemetary, Hennessey Catholic Cemetery, and the Pacula Catholic Cemetery, And several lawns in the area. John loved to raise goats, plant his garden and read his Bible. John was Ordained by the Gospel Light House Miniseries in 1974. John earned his Doctor of Divinity degree, his evangelist degree, and was ordained by the World Christianship Ministries. In 1996.
John is survived by his daughter and her husband Audry and Charles Sanders of Hennessey, Ok, his son and his wife David and Heather Beebe of Hennessey ok. Grandchildren Mercedes Beebe, John Beebe, Ashley Sanders, Chris Sanders and 3 great grandchildren that he adored. Sisters Violet Mitchel of Enid Ok, Leslie Ramos of Enid, Ok Agnes Ramos of Enid Ok , Wilma Ramos of Enid, Brothers Albert Beebe of Garber Ok and David Beebe of Guymon Ok. John was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and his dear wife Nora. Services for John will be at the 132 Bible church west of Hennessey, Ok At 4pm January 15th Burial will be at the Cimmaron Valley Cemetery. Rev Ricky Pitts will be officiating the service. Remembrances may be shared online at www.stittsworthfuneralservices.com.
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