Lester Melvin Beavers 81 of Harrison passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital, Saginaw, Michigan. Lester was born January 28, 1939 in Harrison, the son of Lester Clifford Beavers and Laura May Eaton. Mr. Beavers enlisted in the United States Army and honorably served his country during the Vietnam War. On September 17, 1966 in Harrison, Lester was united in marriage to the love of his life, Ms. Joyce E. Pillsbury.
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Lester was a life resident of Harrison. Mr. Beavers spent thirty years working in the Custodial Services Department at the Clare-Gladwin Regional Education Service District. He loved working in his yard, spending time with is dog, Jack and watching HDTV on Sunday mornings.
Surviving Mr. Beavers is his loving wife and best friend of fifty-four years, Mrs. Joyce E. Beavers of Harrison, four children; Scott Beavers of Harrison, Kelly Beavers also of Harrison, Leslie LaPorte and husband David of Harrison and Megan Beavers also of Harrison, five grandchildren; Laura (John), Sammantha (Reggie), Dylan (Nicole), Brittany and, Chloe, two great-granddaughters; Emma and Christine, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, extended family members and his beloved dog, Jack. Mr. Beavers was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Betty Nash and two brothers; Clifford Beavers and Jim Beavers.
Mr. Beavers will be inurned in Maple Grove Cemetery, Harrison. To share an online memory or condolence with Lester’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mr. Beavers are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.