Calvin Ray Beach, 54, a residence of Mt. Crawford, passed away at 3:54 Saturday afternoon, Aug. 25, 2012, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. He had not enjoyed good health for a number of years.
A son of Doris Dean Lambert, and the late James Beach, he was born on Sept. 5, 1957 in Harrisonburg where he lived all of his life and attended Harrisonburg High School. Mr. Beach had been employed by R. S. Monger & Son until the time of his accident. He was Baptized by the late Rev. Dickey Bolton at the Grottoes Church of God. He enjoyed fishing and playing music with his band.
Besides his mother of Harrisonburg, he is survived by a sister, Sandra Lane of Harrisonburg; two brothers, Karl Hart, his caretaker, of Mt. Crawford; and Edward Hart and his wife, of Broadway; two half-brothers; three half-sisters; two nieces; two nephews; and an uncle, Ray Dean and his wife; of Keezletown.
Friends may view and sign the register book anytime on Monday after 10:00 a.m. at the Lindsey Harrisonburg Funeral Home.
A graveside service will be held at 11:30 Tuesday morning, Aug. 28th, in Woodbine Cemetery conducted by the Rev. Thomas Smith.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Harrisonburg-Rockingham SPCA, PO Box 413, Harrisonburg, VA 22802.
On line condolences may be sent to the Beach family at www.lindseyharrisonburg.com