Obituary: Richard Beasley


Richard Ottis Beasley, 78, of Addison entered into rest Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.

Mr. Beasley was born Jan. 14, 1941. He was a lifetime member of Inner Peace Tabernacle. He loved to sit around singing and playing music with family. He loved his family with his whole heart and was ready for his heavenly reunion. He restored airplanes and antique cars.

Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Nichols Funeral Home in Addison with service to follow at 2 p.m. Rev. Danny Pitts will officiate. Burial will follow in Trussell Family Cemetery.

Ottis is survived by his companion of seven years, Jo Kriddle; sons, Steve (Traci) Beasley, Randy (Shelly) Beasley and Roger Beasley; daughters, Angela Beasley(John) Swinson; sisters, Allene (Joe) Bard and Janice (Glenn) Barbee; he was PawPaw to nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Emmett and Annie Beasley; brothers, Lee Lane, Othell Beasley, Elbert Beasley, Olen Beasley, Vernon Beasley and Cap Beasley and sisters, Maxine Beasley Taylor, Lorene Beasley Hill, Willadean Beasley, Imajean Beasley and Christine Beasley Henderson.