Eugene Beckley, age 82, of Lynn, Indiana, died Thursday, February 2, 2023, at home.
Born March 14, 1940, in Wilmore, Kentucky, to Roy and Mamie Hammonds Beckley, Gene was raised in the Georgetown and Nicholasville, Kentucky, area where he began work in the tobacco fields at an early age. He later moved to Richmond, where he met and married his wife, Doris Bane Beckley. Gene was a member of the Local Painters Union Local #469 and retired after 30 years of working all over the state. He was a member of the Church of God.
Survivors include his son, David (Wendy) Beckley of Lynn, Indiana; daughters, Cindy (Chuck) Elmore of Hagerstown, Indiana, and Carla (Danny) Stamper, of Greens Fork, Indiana; daughter in law, Phyllis Haisley of Anderson, Indiana; sisters, Mary Kay Johnson and Jo Ann Mayberry, both of Fountain City, Indiana; 8 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; many friends; and 2 dogs, Sadie and Auggie.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Doris Ileene Bane Beckley; son, Clayton Haisley; grandson, Dustin Stamper; sister, Betty Mayberry; and brother, Mike Beckley.
Special thanks to granddaughter, Hannah Beckley, for her unselfish care.
Visitation for Eugene Beckley will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday, February 6, 2023, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will follow at 12:00 p.m. Monday, February 6, 2023, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home. Burial will be in Greens Fork South Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.