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“Sorry to hear ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Connie Hayden - Rock falls, IL

“Carol, sorry for the loss of your brother. Seems only a short time ago we were neighbors and the 2 of you outside. No words to ease your loss, but...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Linda Rogers Rathje - Sabula, IA

“KEEPING THE CONVERSATION GOING DICK HAS MOVED ON AND HIS MEMORIES HE CREATED WITH ALL OF HIS FAMILY AND EAGLE FRIENDS WILL LIVE ON. HE HAD HIS...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Edward Bontty - San Diego, CA

“My sincere sympathy to your family. I remember Dick picking on Carol and me when I stayed over at her house when we were in school - (so long ago). ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Linda Handy - Warrens, WI

“you are in our thoughts and prayers ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Alice,Chuck,Kal Shuman - IL

“Mark and Linda Brown send prayers to Richard Beyer's Family. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Linda Brown - Galt, IL - Friend

“My prayers and thoughts are with you. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Norma Lauts - Sterling, IL

“Sorry to hear about your loss. Prayers for all of you.UPRm6 ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Mindy Todd - Sterling, IL

“Although we had many good times and discussions, seems time was still too short with you my friend. I will miss the days we could just set and...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Ray Duncan - Sterling, IL

“Sorry for the loss of a great man.. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Don Schofield - Rockfalls, IL

“Love you all so much! As we were growing up I loved your Dad as my own. Thinking of you and sending hugs and prayers ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Sharon Hartman- Morrison - Drake, CO

“We had some good times many years ago in Indian Guides and camping on the Mississippi our thoughts are with you ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: bill & brenda rockafellow - TN


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Richard Glenn Beyer, 75 of Rock Falls, passed away peacefully, Thursday, February 9, 2017 at his home surrounded by family.

He was born September 24, 1941 in Savanna, Ill, the son of Glenn and Gladys (Troxell) Beyer. He married Shirley Harman in 1967. He worked at NWS & W for 38 ½ years as a pipefitter and retired in 1998. He also owned and operated B & H Furniture and Twin City Yellow Cab for several years.

He was a longtime member of the Rock Falls Eagle's Club, serving as President and Trustee. He was also a member of the Oakland Park, Florida Eagle's Club.

He enjoyed spending his winters in Alabama and Florida. He loved attending his grandchildren's sporting events and camping locally. He was an avid Chicago Cub's and Green Bay Packer's Fan.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley; three daughters, Teri Scott (Fiancé, Chuck Brady) of Dixon, Lisa (Jim) Hogensen of Rock Falls, Beth (Heath) Warner of Sterling; one son, Michael (LeeAnn) Beyer of Amboy; one sister, Carol (Lyle) Cartwright of Chadwick; nine grandchildren, Michelle Elmendorf, Catrina Wargo, Christopher Scott, Coty Scott, Milo Bryant, Creighton Pfeifer, Nathaniel Beyer, Bailey Warner and Maddix Beyer; ten great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandchild, Joseph Richard Hudson.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls with Eagle's rites at 4:45 P.M. Memorial service will be Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home with Elder Eileen Martin, officiating.

A memorial has been established to Hospice of the Rock River Valley.