Billy Curt Beavers, 85, of Lake Village, passed away on August 13, 2019.
He was born on July 26, 1934 in Lake Village to the late Henry and Elizabeth Hackett Beavers.
Mr. Beavers was a graduate of Lakeside High School, where he was a member of the track team that won the state championship in 1952. After graduating, he became a licensed barber. A few years later he started farming, retiring after 30 years. He would occasionally fill in to help out local barbers. He was an avid hunter who also enjoyed riding horses and growing watermelons to give away to friends and family. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Brossette Beavers; brothers, Vernon Beavers, Homer Beavers and Dewey Beavers; his sisters, Cloyce Koch and Margaret Chinn.
Survivors include his special friend, Patsy Selby; a son, Russ (Tammy) Beavers; daughters, Cindy (Doug) Self and Valerie (Danyelle) Beavers all of Lake Village; grandchildren, Corey Auerswald, Calley McNemar, Molly Hensley, Sarah Cardin, Tracy Johnson, Lincoln Beavers; great-grandchildren, Cooper McNemar, Ben McNemar, John Curt Auerswald, Logan Cardin, Case Cardin, Tucker Cardin. Adelynn Johnson and Ava Johnson.
Visitation will be held on Friday, August 16 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Lake Village Baptist Church in Lake Village. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 17, at 10 a.m. at the church with Rev. Tim Chennault officiating. Burial will be held at Portland Cemetery.
Arrangements made by Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in Lake Village.