Wm. Walter Beauchamp

PRINCESS ANNE – Wm. Walter Beauchamp, 82, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loved ones.

Born in Somerset County on September 29, 1936, he was the son of the late Valley Virginia (Cowger) & Talmage B. Beauchamp, Sr.

Walt retired from Stevenson Equipment Co. after 33 years of service as a diesel mechanic.  He was a poultry grower and farmer in Princess Anne.  He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Somerset County Farm Bureau.  He spent his life doing what he loved “working on farm equipment particularly John Deere tractors and combines for area farmers and on his farm where he was born and raised.”

He is survived by his wife, LolaRay of 56 years and his children, Bonnie Isler (Lance) of North Carolina, Steve Beauchamp (Helen) of Princess Anne and Dreanna Ryan (Darren) of Salisbury, brothers George Beauchamp (Millie) of Seaford, DE and Donald Beauchamp of Salisbury, grandchildren, Devin Isler, Kyle Isler, Abigail Ryan, Ethan Ryan, Lexi Beauchamp and Reese Beauchamp as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and his stepmother, Lelia Beauchamp, he was preceded in death by his sister, Esther Dennis and brother, T. Boise Beauchamp, Jr.

The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude and appreciation to everyone for their prayers, food, visits and cards.  The care that he received from the doctors, nurses and Infusion Girls at PRMC along with Coastal Hospice is also greatly appreciated.

A graveside service will be held at 11   A.M. on   Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Quinton Cemetery in Pocomoke.  Pastor Steve Willing will officiate.

Donations in Walt’s memory can be made to Cokesbury United Methodist Church, C/O Emily Alexander, 33060 Costen Rd, Pocomoke, MD  21851, Christ Fellowship Bible Church, 5910 Crisfield Hwy, Marion Station, MD  21838 or Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733,  Salisbury, MD  21802.

2 comments to Wm. Walter Beauchamp

  • Jackie Burdette White

    To the Beauchamp Family
    My thoughts and prayers are are with you all with the passing of Mr. Walt. I have such wonderful memories of how kind you all were to me when Bonnie and I met at Girls State all those years ago. I pray that in time your own memories will bring comfort and surround you all in love. Sending condolences and prayers

    With deepest sympathies,
    Jackie Burdette White

  • Denny makuchal

    Walt you were one of the kindest and absolute best man to work with and know, it breaks my heart to know you’re gone and always looked so forward when I got to see you, I hope and pray that I get to see yo again my friend, praying for you and the beautiful family that you created and left behind, love forever your friend, Denny M

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