Richard C. Beebe

July 22, 1936 ~ May 15, 2022 (age 85)


Richard Clayton Beebe, 85, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022 at his home in Frederick, Maryland. He was born July 22, 1936 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the son of the late William and Anne Beebe.

Richard was a U.S. Army veteran and served three years. He met and married Dorothy on November 1st, 1958 at Grace United Methodist Church in Gaithersburg, MD. He worked towards becoming a master electrician and eventually an electrical inspector for Montgomery County. In 1989, he started his own business, Beebe's Electrical Service. He enjoyed giving back to the community through coaching and sponsoring several sports leagues. Richard retired in 1998 and became a full-time "Papaw". He enjoyed cheering for Indiana University Hoosier basketball, Detroit Tigers and the Washington Redskins.

He is lovingly remembered by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy Perry Beebe, their two daughters Jennifer Cason of Frederick, MD and Patti Mann of Annapolis, MD, their grandchildren Mallory Cason, Molly Cason, Katie Mann and Andrew Mann, his sister Penny (Donny) Sechler of St. Joe, IN and brother Michael (Jennifer) Beebe of Auburn, IN. He was preceded in death by sisters, Nancy VanCleave and Patricia (Jack) Brueggeman.

Visitation is at 10 AM and the funeral service begins at 11 AM on Monday, May 23rd at Grace United Methodist Church at 119 North Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg, MD. Reverend Jim Miller is officiating. Inurnment will be private and at a later date.

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