John Stewart Beasley, 46, was born in Killeen, TX on January 13, 1972 and passed away on August 7, 2018 in Cove, TX. He graduated from Liberty High School in 1992 and went on to attend and play baseball at Hill Junior College as well as San Jacinto College before graduating from Lamar University in Beaumont, TX with a degree in Criminal Justice. On December 20, 1994 he married Donna Faulkner; they were married for 24 years.
He was a 23 year veteran of the Baytown Police Department. He was heavily involved in the Citizens Police Academy, Alumni Association, and many other community service projects. He loved working on the recently purchased property where he and Donna were in the process of building a new home. He also enjoyed working out, attending his power lifting meets, and baseball.
Stewart is preceded in death by his sister Karen Beasley and father John Herbert Beasley. He is survived by his wife Donna Beasley, son Tyler Beasley, aunt Zona Beasley Craig, cousins Tara Owens and Lance Craig, mother-in-law Wanda Faulkner, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Lacey and Jason Brumley, and nephews Seth and Grant Brumley.
Visitation will be Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 10:00AM at Second Baptist Church, 6227 N. Main St in Baytown, TX 77521. Memorial services begin at 11:00AM with Senior Pastor Tommy Clements officiating.
The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to all our family and friends who have reached out during this difficult time. Special thanks to Sheriff Brian Hawthorn, the Chambers County Law Enforcement Team, Baytown Police Department, and TEXSAR.
In Lieu of Flowers please send donations to one of the charities below:
The Thin Blue Line Dog Project
P.O. Box 1500
Anahuac, TX 77514
P.O. Box 539
Auburn, MA 01501
Or PayPal: Karen@wearebluehelp.org
To view the online obituary or to post a tribute for the family, go to www.navarrefuneralhome.com
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Navarre Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 2444 Rollingbrook Dr., Baytown, TX, 77521 (281) 422-8111.