Jesse R. Beach, 95, of Farmington, New Mexico died January 8th, 2022. He was born May 8th, 1926 in Lenore, North Carolina to Ben and Dora Beach.
He is preceeded in death by his son Robert James Beach and grandson Chance Matthew Beach.
Jesse is survived by his wife Shirley McClain Beach whom he adored for over 65 years. Daughter Sandra Beach, sons David Beach and Matthew (Traci) Beach. His first marriage to Dortha DeFrites gave him a son, 3 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren. Jesse and Shirley were married in 1957, then later sealed in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Oakland, California Temple in 1968. Their union brought 3 children, 13 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and extended family.
Jesse was a professional mechanic and owned Beach Marine in Cortez, Colorado until he retired. He enjoyed the Four Corners, especially Colorado where he loved nature, to hunt, hike & fish. He served in the Navy in World War II and is a proud member of the NRA, holding a Benefactor Membership for many decades. Jesse had a special place in his heart for K~9's. He loved his grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and was happy to have several of them named after him. He was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all.
A military service will take place May 2022, further information will be provided by the family.