Kerry Lee Beach , 68 of Zanesville died at 12:23 PM Sunday, August 26, 2018 at the Genesis Health Care E. R. Kerry gave the gift of life by being an organ donor.
He was born on Wednesday, September 21, 1949 in Lancaster Ohio the son of Clyde "Squeak" V. Beach and Garnet E. (Folk) Beach.
Kerry graduated from New Lexington High School and Ohio University with a B.S.N. He retired in 2014 from Genesis Health Care Systems. Prior to Genesis he had worked for Peabody Coal Company for many years. He was an avid golfer, a music enthusiast & an avid Ohio State Fan.
He is survived by his wife, Betsy (Bryan) Beach; his children; Rob (Cassie) Beach, Julie (Matt) Scott and Alex Beach; two grandchildren, Addison and Landon Scott; a brother, Rick Beach; his mother-in-law, Carol Bryan; sisters-in-law, Jeanette Congdon & Lisa Bryan; brothers-in-law, Russell Bryan and Andrew Bryan and numerous nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and infant twin daughters, Jessica & Jill; his father-in-law, Thomas A. Bryan; a brother-in-law, Thomas "Tommy" Bryan.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Tuesday, August 28, 2018 with funeral service with Pat Wiseman Jones officiating at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home. Burial will conclude at the Irville Cemetery in Nashport.
The Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Kerry’s family please click on the Guest Book link on this page.