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Official Obituary of

John Pierre Beggs

February 18, 1942 ~ February 15, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

John Beggs Obituary

John P. Beggs

February 18, 1942-February 15, 2024

GRANGER-John Pierre Beggs, 81, passed away February 15, 2024, at his home in Granger.  He was born February 18, 1942, in Marseilles, France to Harry & Paulette (Vannini) Beggs.

  In 1961 he married Sue Booker; she preceded him in death on January 20, 2001.  He was also preceded in death by his parents, 2 children, Lori Ragsdale, Robert “Bobby” Beggs, and his life partner, Judy Zetzsche.

  Surviving are 2 children, Jeff Beggs, David Beggs Sr., 5 grandchildren, Elizabeth Kime, Austin (Madison) Beggs, David Beggs Jr., Breanne (Drake) Yoder, Dalton Beggs, and 8 great-grandchildren.  

Also surviving are 2 siblings, Steven (Lori) Beggs, Michele (Pat) Dascoli, 2 nieces, Dana (Chris) Hancock, Erica (Ernie) Lizzi, nephew, Brandson Dascoli, best friends, Danny (Jane) Whitaker, Larry (Alla) Whitaker, and numerous other family members and friends.

  John graduated from Jimtown High School in 1960.  He retired from Miles/Bayer and then owned Beggs Masonry for many years.  John enjoyed golfing, watching NASCAR, and collecting angels.  Visiting Florida beaches and enjoying the sunshine was his true happy place.  He will be remembered as a kind-hearted and generous man by all people he came in contact with, and his spirit will live on in all who knew him. 

  Visitation will be held Monday, February 19, 2024, from 4-8 p.m. at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home.  Additional visitation will be held Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at the funeral home 1 hour prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service.  Burial will follow in Rice Cemetery and presiding will be Rev. Bette Thompson from Jamestown United Methodist Church.

  Memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association. 


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February 19, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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February 20, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Funeral Service
February 20, 2024

11:00 AM
Walley - Mills - Zimmerman Funeral Service


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