Robert J. Beaman, CW2, U.S. Army Ret., passed away on Nov. 3, 2019 in Huntsville.
Mr. Beaman was born in St. Augustine, Florida and moved to Woodville in 1990 from Huntsville.
He was decorated U.S. Army veteran, serving three tours in Korea, four tours of duty in Vietnam, the Gulf Wars, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Desert Shield, Desert Storm; basically, all major conflicts from Vietnam up the current ongoing Global War on Terror.
He retired from the U.S. Army with the rank of Warrant Officer 2 and also worked as an analyst for the Department of Defense, Defense Intelligence Agency and MISA.
He was a man who had the rare capacity to be a soldier’s soldier and while at home with family to be a loving dad. He loved to hunt and fish and was a great sportsman.
Bob was an extraordinary woodworker and a great gardener. He mastered any task of his undertaking.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 44 years, Linda Farmer Beaman, who passed away in 2010.
Survivors include two sons, John Paul Beaman and Robert James Beaman Jr.; brother, Jack Beaman; sister, Jane Henderson; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held on Friday, Nov. 8 at Jacksonville National Cemetery with Dr. Terry Gore officiating. Full military honors were rendered by the U.S. Army Honor Guard.
To view Mr. Beaman’s online obituary, please visit the Green Pine Funeral Home at www.greenpinefuneral.com.
Arrangements by Green Pine Funeral Home in Yulee, Florida.