Private funeral services for David E. Beams, Sr., 88, of Pearl will be held at 2:00 p.m. via Facebook Live on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. He passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at his home in Pearl. Burial will be in the Greenville Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Mr. Beams was born in Greenville, MS and graduated from Greenville High School in 1951. He served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953 during the Korean War. After his discharge he returned to Greenville where he worked with MP&L (Mississippi Power and Light) as a lineman from 1953 until retirement in 1991. In 1994 he and his wife moved to Pearl, MS. Mr. Beams and his wife were members of the Good Sams Camping Club. They enjoyed doing this with their family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Agnes Laverne Beams in 2014. He is survived by his daughter, Rebecca Druey (Elmer) of Pearl; son, David E. Beams, Jr. (Toni) of Pearl; 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.