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Pastor Richard Beach


Pastor Richard A. Beach, age 92 from Lowell, went to be with his Lord on July 31, 2022. He was preceded in death by his son, Richard C. Beach; grandson, Michael R.; daughter-in-law, Sue Beach; brother, Kenneth Beach; and sister-in-law, Gerri Beach. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Eileen; children, Sharon (Jake) Hoover, Marsha Beach, David (Cynthia) Beach; grandchildren, Jennifer (Chad) Tolson, Brianne (Matt) Schuiteman, Ryan (Maryann) Graham, Andy (Lyndsey) Graham, Katharine (John) Smith-Buckler; great grandchildren, Cooper, Easton, Brody, Brock, Cade, Owen, Evan, Whitney, Taylor, Leah, Hadley; brother, Lowell Beach; sister, Marilyn (Karl) Huffman; sister-in-law, Jeannine Beach; and many nieces and nephews. Richard graduated from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, and Wealthy Street Bible Institute. Visitation will be 6-8PM, Thursday, August 4, 2022, Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson St., Lowell, MI 49331. Funeral service will be at 11AM, Friday, August 5, 2022, at First Baptist Church of Lowell, 2275 West Main St., Lowell, MI 49331, with visitation one hour prior. Pastor Jon Pickens officiating. Interment Oakwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Lowell.

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6 Responses

  1. I will always remember him calling me doodles. I will miss Papaw Richard. Love to all the family.

  2. I am so sorry for your family’s loss… Pastor Beach to me was the best years I had at Alto Baptist. He was a gentle soul. Who I believed loved unconditionally. He is now catching up with one of my favorite forever friends. Richard Beach but to me will always be Dickey. Love your family.

  3. Sending prayers and hugs to your family. He was a true inspiration. Sunday morning church at the reunion were special.

  4. Pastor Beach was an example for me in many ways…many prayers of thankfulness were spoken because of your families kindnesses!
    And most of all I came to know Abba because of Alto Baptist church and my precious Momma.
    What blessed memories…thank you!

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