Earl B. Beasley, 91


DUNN — Earl B. Beasley, 91, passed away Thursday evening, Feb. 18, 2021 at UNC Johnston Health in Clayton.

Mr. Beasley was born June 3, 1929 in Johnston County, son of the late Robert Darius and Hattie Florence Barefoot Beasley. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, McCarthar D. Beasley, Calvin G. Beasley, John P. Beasley, Robert Junior Beasley, Warden C. Beasley, Corbett Lee Beasley and Sherwood Beasley, and an infant sister.

Mr. Beasley was a retired farmer.

A private funeral was held Sunday, Feb. 21 at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Marcus Meadows officiating. Burial followed at the Young Family Cemetery on N.C. Highway 242 near Benson.

He is survived by his brother, Shelton Beasley and wife Elaine of Dunn; sisters, Florine Pearce and husband Gerald of Bracey, Virginia, and Violet Thompson and husband Ernest of La Crosse, Virginia; and many nieces and nephews.

A public viewing was held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21 at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home. The family received friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Skinner & Smith Funeral Home in Dunn. 


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