Dennis Lee Beeson, 78 of Taylorville, died at 7:45 Friday, April 26, 2019 at Meadow Manor Nursing Home in Taylorville.
Born on September 2, 1940, Dennis was the son of Bert and Eileen Beeson. After high school, Dennis went on to serve his country in the United States Navy. He married Sandra J. McConnell on July 7, 1962 in Taylorville, and she preceded him in death on August 4, 2008. Dennis was an easy-going man and enjoyed his quiet lifestyle. He liked to fish, and he loved to play the lottery.
He is survived by his daughter: Michelle Yerkes, and her husband Tracey, of Taylorville; one sister; two brothers; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Along with his wife, Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
In accordance with his wishes, Dennis will be cremated, and a private graveside service with Military Honors will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery. McClure Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.