Ronald L. “Ron” Beach, 61, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at his home in Centerville (Thurman), Ohio after a long illness and will be greatly missed.

Ron was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on September 17, 1956, the son of Charles and Charlotte (James) Beach.  He was a graduate of Gallia Academy High School, and spent over two decades as a coal miner and member of United Mine Workers.  Ron was a loving man who always had a smile on his face, even after years of battling health problems.

He is survived by his wife, Sharri Beach; his children, Zach and Sable Beach, two grandsons, Sebastian Beach and Ryder Rhodes; his mother, Charlotte; siblings, Chuck and Patty Beach; special nephew Dustin Beach and his wife Erin; his special friends, Paul Brian Miller and Terry Lucas; a host of relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles and his grandparents, Frank and Norma (Barcus) James.

A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Ohio Valley Memory Gardens with Pastor Jamie Sisson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Ron’s memory to the funeral home to offset expenses.

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