Gary Beardmore, 84, from Tempe, Arizona passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021, surrounded by family.
He was greeted at the gates of heaven by his father, L. W. Beardmore, mother, Jennie Lenington Beardmore, his beloved Aunt Lou Fox, brothers Chuck and Dan, and great-granddaughter Vatalia.
He was born August 6, 1936, in Marietta, Ohio, and attended Community Christian Church of Tempe.
His legacy of living a happy and fun-filled life will live on through his wife, Shirley, sister Betty Delancey, brother Kenny, his daughter Lise Getz, son Eric Beardmore, stepsons Gene and Steve Greenlee, stepdaughter Jackie Zebell, granddaughter Shelby Beardmore-McGrady, step-granddaughter Pamela Zebell, grandsons Jacob, Riley and Tanner Getz, stepgrandsons Paul Greenlee, Shawn Munson and Brody Willette-Zebell, and great-granddaughter Taylor Munson.
He will be remembered as someone who was exceptionally friendly and never met a stranger, loved to laugh, dance, see the bright side of life. Being a “tour guide” to visiting family and friends was one of his favorite things.
He loved taking the scenic route, long walks, and travel.